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    Six Skulls

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    Morphology is the study of the structure and form of organisms. Six skulls were looked at to be determined identified using morphological characteristics. This can determine the genus and species and time the hominid was likely alive. It can also help anthropologists know more about what the living conditions were like in the time that that species was alive. Traits like a sagittal keel or large molars can show that the food that that species consumed was likely tough and required a lot of chewing. The molars that are present in older hominids would slowly go away as species adapted to softer foods, as would the sagittal keel. The brain size would show the intelligence that a species was likely to have, as well as its proximity to modern humans, who have rather large craniums. When analyzing these six skulls…

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    Kong Skull Island Essay

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    The movie “Kong Skull Island” was release march 10 2017 and the opening view making around 52.5 million. The King Kong icon goes back to 1933 which made it first movie. What Kong Skull Island was about and how I feel about the movie and predicting on what may happen in the future after this movie was created, the following will be explain. The movie was set before my time around the abandoning of the vietnam war when they found a untouched territory on the earth.The goal was to see if we can…

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    The Piltdown Hoax

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    The Piltdown hoax was an archaeological site in England in 1908 and 1912 human, ape and other mammal fossils were found together. In 1913 at a nearby site an ape's jaw with a canine tooth that was worn down like a human's. British paleontologist gad the idea that a creature that had a human cranium and an ape's jaw existed. In 1953 a Piltdown man was exposed as a forgery, the skull had in fact been modern and the teeth had been filed down. Charles Dawson was the archaeologist who brought in the…

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    Missing Person Observation

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    The first qualitative test conducted was on the upper edge of the eye orbit. The first time this observation took place, the results were that the edge was blunt. There was another observation done on the same part of the skull and the final determination of the shape of the upper edge of the eye is that it has a sharp edge. This qualitative observation points to the skull being from a female. The next observational test was conducted on the actual shape of the eye orbit. Two analytical…

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    Apert Syndrome Essay

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    FGFR2 gene mapped to chromosome 10q25 and 10q26 causes Apert syndrome. Saritha, Sumangala, Supriya & Kumar (2013), explained that the protein causes prolonged signaling, which promote the premature fusion of bones and sutures of the skull, it also is responsible for fusion of hands and feet bones. Most cases of Apert syndrome occur from a new mutation in the gene. It can also occur in cases where there is no family history of the disorder. Individuals with Apert syndrome can pass the disorder…

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    -The axial skeleton consists of a the skull, hyoid bone, auditory ossicles, vertebral column (spine), sternum bone, and the ribs. -The appendicular skeleton consists of the shoulder girdles, upper limbs, pelvic girdles, and lower limbs. -Bones are living tissue that make up the skeleton. They are primarily composed of three types of tissue. These three types are compact tissue, cancellous tissue, and subchondral tissue. -Compact tissue is the outer layer of bones and is harder than the other…

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    Concussions Protocol: Should it be allowed country wide or not? Recently, the issue of concussions has been driven into the spotlight. The death of the famous footballer Tyler Sash has brought subject of concussions into the view of many people. Sash had been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) nearly five months after his death. A concussion is an injury to the brain. It can be caused by a blow to the head, or any movement that shakes the brain inside the skull. The brain is…

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    Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the bones in a baby’s skull join together at an early stage. This happens when the baby’s brain is fully formed. As the baby brains grow, the skull becomes deformed. The spaces between a baby’s skull bones are filled with a flexible material called sutures. The sutures allow the skull to grow as the baby’s brain grow. At the age of two, a child’s skull bones begin to join together because the sutures become bone. When this happens, the suture is…

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    the white shell with affectionate respect” (Golding, 141). While Jack was crazed with power and overlooked the conch without hesitation, the rest of the boys who followed Ralph’s ideals obeyed the conch and respected it as their most prized possession. They held on to the meaning of the conch just as they held onto their memories of society. As the division between the two groups grows, Jack’s mind becomes increasingly poisoned as corruption runs through his veins. Once the conch is shattered…

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    Cranial Deformation Essay

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    Artificial cranial deformation—or the practice of intentionally altering the shape of a person’s skull—has been practiced by Neanderthals about 40,000 years ago until very recently, maybe even still today. People on every continent except Antarctica have done it, making heads more cylindrical, cone-shaped, and ridge, bumpier or flat depending on the area. (Romero, et al 2010: 2-5) This paper argues that Mayans practiced cranial deformation to show an association with a particular social group.…

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