Topic: Gabrielle Russo

UT Austin Anthropologists Confirm Link Between Cranial Anatomy and Two-Legged Walking

Sept. 26, 2013

Anthropology researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have confirmed a direct link between upright two-legged (bipedal) walking and the position of the foramen magnum, a hole in the base of the skull that transmits the spinal cord.

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Extinct Ancient Ape Did Not Walk Like a Human, Study Shows

July 25, 2013

For decades, the movement of an ancient ape species called Oreopithecus bambolii has been a matter of debate for scientists. Did it walk like a human across its swampy Mediterranean island or did it move through the trees like other apes?

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