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Old 07-05-2014, 04:13 AM   #189
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Nariokotome is not a word that flows trippingly off the tongue, and you won't find it easily in any ordinary dictionary or atlas. But to students of human evolution it is the place in northern Kenya, west of Lake Turkana where an astonishingly complete 1.6 million-year-old juvenile Homo erectus skeleton was discovered in 1984. After several field seasons of demanding excavation, and during the following decade of detailed laboratory research in the able hands of Alan Walker, this specimen, catalogued as KNM-WT 15000, provided valuable insights into the anatomy and adaptations of a distant human ancestor. This meaty book, written by Walker and his wife Pat Shipman, chronicles the amazing journey of discovery from the original find to the publication of a landmark monograph on what is sometimes referred to as the Turkana Boy..

For two weeks Kamoya Kimeu, leader of the famed fossil hunting team dubbed "The Hominid Gang", had been searching the hostile and desolate landscape, where temperatures reach 135 degrees, looking for fossil hominids, those important pieces of the puzzle which bring us enlightenment about our origins. Unusual for him and his team, not even the tiniest fragment of a fossil hominid had come to light. Frustrated and disappointed he decided to have one last look, because unlike many other fossil hunters, Kamoya never gives up, his success is a direct result of unexcelled perseverance...

The XYY Man began life as a series of novels by Kenneth Royce, featuring the character of 'Spider' Scott, a 1-time cat-burglar who leaves prison aiming to go straight but finds his talents still to be very much in demand by both the criminal underworld and the British secret service. Scott has an extra "y" chromosome that supposedly gives him a criminal predisposition - although he tries to go straight, he is genetically incapable of doing so.. In one episode of the XYY Man, he identifies himself as "Stuart" in a telephone conversation). Doggedly on his trail is his nemesis Bulman and his assistant, Detective Constable Derek Willis..XYY syndrome is a genetic condition in which a human male has an extra male (Y) chromosome, Giving a total of 47 chromosomes instead of the more usual 46. This produces a 47,XYY karyotype, which occurs in 1 in 1,000 male Births... He is not in the bunker.What do you mean he's not in the bunker? Keep searching for him! I want to See Fagin at once! If he goes AWOL, that's desertion.. Treason! Bring me Fagin!..He moves divisions that only exist on his map..the divisional HQ of the Flak and Zoo-Bunker report that the shells are 10 to 12 calibers.. Sleep tight, children...

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