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Biology - Modern humans - further reading

Modern humans - further reading

* Lewin, Roger,_ DNA evidence strengthens Eve hypothesis, New Scientist,_
19 October 1991

* Bunney, Sarah,_ DNA survey sets Basques apart,_ New Scientist, 19 March
1994. - Archaeological and genetic evidence show the Basques have been a
distinct population, isolated in the Pyrenees, for 18 000 years.

* Lewin, Roger, _A hip theory for human evolution,_ New Scientist, 16
November 1991. -_ Outlines the theory that the rapid change of human body
shape from short and broad to tall and slim was determined by the body's
need to lose heat._

* Dayton, Leigh, _The incredible shrinking aborigines_, New Scientist, 2
April 1994, p13. - The article puts forward a number of hypotheses to
account for the reduction in size of aborigines in eastern Australia by
about one fifth, after the last ice age.

* _The dawn of humans,_ National Geographic, September 1995; and Lewin,
Roger, _Adam makes a date with Eve,_ New Scientist, 3 June 1995.

* Evidence suggests that modern humans originated no more than 300 000
ya. Discusses the Multi-regional and Out of Africa hypotheses.

* Lewin, Roger, _New roots for human family tree_ New Scientist, 7 June
1997 - A new species of human (Homo antecessor) has been identified in
northern Spain.

* Lewin, Roger, _Distant cousins,_ New Scientist, 19 July 1997 - Our
ancestors were Africans, not European Neanderthals.

* da Silva, Wilson, _Human origins thrown into doubt,_ New Scientist 29
March 1997 - A controversial claim that humans diverged from chimpanzees
later than the 5 million years commonly believed.

* Fullick A. and P., _The human story,_ Inside Science No.101, New
Scientist, 7 June 1997 _- An excellent account covering possible
evolutionary pathways of humans and their cultural evolution._

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