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  Hominidae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hominids are the members of the biological family Hominidae (the great apes), which includes humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans.
Thus many biologists consider Hominidae to include Pongidae as the subfamily Ponginae, or restrict the latter to the orangutan and extinct relatives like Gigantopithecus.
Its age suggests there was an initial split between the two species, followed by gradual divergence and interbreeding that resulted in younger genes, and then a final separation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hominidae   (872 words)

The Hominids (Hominidae) are a biological family which includes humans, extinct species of humanlike creatures and now often the great apes: chimpanzees and bonobos (genus Pan), gorillas, and orangutans (genus Pongo)).
Originally the group was restricted to humans and their extinct relatives, with great apes being placed in a separate family, the Pongidae.
Thus many biologists consider Hominidae to include the Pongidae, or restrict the latter to the orangutan and extinct relatives like Gigantopithecus.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ho/Hominidae.html   (466 words)

Hominidae was a very resourceful creature, making super-efficient tools, living in habitats, learning proper health, and during this period of trial and tribulation, they met things they could not defeat, and they began to create religions and death cults, which were based on their experiences with dying loved ones.
The evolved pro-simian hominidae, builds a structured way of life to relieve their burdens and begins to teach his offspring ways and means, and survivalist tactics.
The hominidae civilizations however, were so near to perfect, that living traces, of the earliest groups, still existed in the jungles and forests at the beginning of the last century.
www.ghostown-usa.org /FireMakers/https/chapter2.htm   (6111 words)

 The Troglodytidae and the Hominidae in the Taxonomy and Evolution of Higher Primates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The main criterion for placing fossil forms in the family Hominidae is in practice the presence of accompanying stone implements.
The main diagnostic distinction of the Hominidae is the presence of those formations in the structure of the brain which makes speech possible and the correlative features in the face (Porshnev 1971).
L. is a direct left-over of the divergence of the Troglodytidae and the Hominidae.
www.rfthomas.clara.net /papers/porshnev.html   (7338 words)

 Hominid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hominid is any member of the biological family Hominidae (the "great apes"), including humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans.
The primatological term is easily confused with a number of very similar words:
A hominid is a member of the family Hominidae: all of the great apes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hominid   (278 words)

 Descent of Man
Here we will employ Hominidae to describe the apes and consider Pongidae to be a subset of Hominidae, and one which is a valid clade only so long as humans are considered also to be members of Pongidae.
The dawn of Hominidae thus is thought to have coincided with both the opening of the Rift Valley and an associated drying across the Hominidae range, i.e., environmental change combined with geographical isolation.
By this reckoning, Hominidae diverged morphological from chimpanzee at first and at least in part in the course of adaptation to a new, drier environment.
www.mansfield.ohio-state.edu /~sabedon/biol1530.htm   (3869 words)

 How closely related are humans to apes and other animals? [Free Republic]
If we continue farther back in time, we find that placental mammals are between 60 and 80 million years old and that the oldest four-limbed animal, or tetrapod, lived between 300 and 350 million years ago and the earliest chordates (animals with a notochord) appeared about 990 million years ago.
Hominidae is the family to which homo sapiens (that's us) belongs.
In the past, however, there were other species within the family hominidae such as australopithecines, other homo species, and the older kenyapithecines.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3ae46a7f1bcb.htm   (5047 words)

 SonicBreakdown: Wikipedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All living members of the Hylobatidae and Hominidae are tailless, and humans can therefore accurately be referred to as bipedal apes.
Until about 1960 the hominoids were usually divided into two families: humans and their extinct relatives in Hominidae, the other apes in Pongidae.
This led to the placing of the other great apes into the family Hominidae along with humans, by demoting the Pongidae to a subfamily; the Hominidae family now contained the subfamilies Homininae and Ponginae.
www.sonicbreakdown.com /wikiSearch.do?title=Ape   (1500 words)

 Hominid - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hominid, member of the Hominidae family of humans and great apes.
Human, human beings, evolution of hominids, great apes sometimes included in family Hominidae, species of hominids, Stone Age technology
A human being walks along a beach in South Africa.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Hominid.html   (91 words)

 GrungyApe, Ink. - Orangutan&Hominidae Information Center
This site is posted and made public to help inform, educate and assist in ending the struggle that faces the remaining Primates.
Please take a moment to explore the Orangutan and Hominidae Information Center, visit other related organizations, and spread the word.
It was the information and abundance of resources that got us there, and I hope to continue those aspects...
www.grungyape.com /2004/index.cfm   (130 words)

 Lecture 40   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hominids are anthropoid primates, a group that also includes apes, monkeys, and gibbons.
Depending on interpretation of the fossil record, the family Hominidae contains seven to sixteen species in three to four genera.
The family Hominidae is characterized by primates with an upright posture.
www.unc.edu /courses/2000fall/geol018-001/Lecture40.html   (804 words)

 NLM Technical Bulletin, November-December 2004, 2005 MeSH Changes to Hominidae and the Check Tag Human; Resulting ...
It will function as both a descriptor and a check tag and will be indented under HOMINIDAE in the MeSH hierarchy, which, in turn, is indented under Animals.
A check tag is used for online searching in the same way as a descriptor, but a check tag like Human is never considered to be the main (or major) point of an article.
The "Hominidae"[MeSH Terms] portion of the translated search (which came from the UMLS mapping) will be omitted because the MeSH children of Hominidae for 2005 will include gorillas, orangutans, and chimpanzees as well as humans.
www.nlm.nih.gov /pubs/techbull/nd04/nd04_human.html   (907 words)

 Sahelanthropus tchadensis - Toumai - Sahelanthropus.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The HOMINIDAE Project represents a grassroots effort to achieve one single, collective story to bind us together as a species rather than divide us.
We at HOMINIDAE are in a unique position to contribute to this ambitious undertaking.
We represent a multidisciplinary group of scientists, journalists, and media professionals from a wide range of public and private institutions working toward a common goal.
www.sahelanthropus.com   (225 words)

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It has been suggested that SAM is an evolutionarily conserved protein binding domain that is involved in the regulation of numerous developmental processes in diverse eukaryotes.
Library is normalized and enriched for full-length clones and was constructed by C. Gruber (Invitrogen).
Library went through one round of normalization to Cot5, and was constructed by Bento Soares and M. Fatima Bonaldo.
www.sanbi.ac.za /~winhide/ephb6.gbk   (4318 words)

 Human - MSN Encarta
Scientists consider all living people members of a single species.
The species belongs to the family Hominidae, the general characteristics of which are discussed below.
The details of skeletal structure distinguishing Homo sapiens from the nearest primate relatives—the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan—stem largely from a very early adaptation to a completely erect posture and a two-footed striding walk (bipedalism).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555694/Human.html   (698 words)

 To: All Msg #67, Sep3093 08:12AM Subject: Re: Man's origins (was: re: A friendly Challenge
This means that pongidae is not monophyletic, which suggests to me that our current taxononmic terminology is a hang over from times when humans were thought to be so exceptionally unique that they should rate their own family.
I think taxonomy would reflect our improved understanding of evolutionary relationships much better if hominidae was included within pongidae -- which would mean that there was no such thing as a pongidae/hominidae split.
Now consider the evolutionary tree, given that it is now accepted that orangutangs split from humans/chimps/gorrillas before that part of the bush diverged into the modern species.
www.skepticfiles.org /evolut/pongidev.htm   (315 words)

 Early Pleistocene Hominids-China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Early Pliocene hominoids from the Yuanmou basin of Yunnan, for instance, have been described as having small distolingually elongated P4's, and low crowned molars, lacking in cingula, with broad talonids and squarish outlines (Lu 1991), all features similar to those seen in the Longgupo specimen.
Chinese advocates of an Asian origin for the Hominidae (humans and their direct ancestors) emphasize these hominid-like dental features of Late Tertiary southern Chinese apes.
If the Longgupo specimens are accepted as representing a true hominid then it follows that the hypothesis of a southern Chinese origin for the Hominidae merits serious consideration.
www.chineseprehistory.org /art1.htm   (3836 words)

 Science > Biology > Flora and Fauna > Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Primates > Hominidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until other early hominid fossils are found to provide context it cannot be known how this species relates to the human, chimp, or even gorilla lines.
Lecture notes on the superfamily, composed of Hominidae, the human line, and Pongidae, the great apes.
Defining characteristics of living species in the three primate families Hylobatidae (gibbons), Pongidae (orangutans, chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas), and Hominidae.
www.muestrario.com /directorio/dmoz/Top/Science/Biology/Flora_and_Fauna/Animalia/Chordata/Mammalia/Primates/Hominidae   (310 words)

 Family Hominidae
Family Hominidae, the family that we belong to, is also composed of chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans.
Even aside from humans, other species such as the chimpanzees can learn human sign language and show innovation when solving problems.
Below is a list of the genera and species in the family Hominidae.
www.sidwell.edu /us/science/vlb5/Labs/Classification_Lab/Eukarya/Animalia/Chordata/Vertebrata/Mammalia/Primates/Hominidae   (202 words)

 Family Hominidae or great apes and humans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Facts about the family Hominidae, the great apes and humans
All together Walking With The Great Apes is a thought-provoking book and a must read for anyone interested in the Great Apes.
Resident Evil Outbreak's humans are realistic, but their facial expressions are so deadeningly weird they're almost scarier than the actual zombies you're fighting.
www.thewebsiteofeverything.com /animals/mammals/Primates/Hominidae   (614 words)

 Genus Homo or humans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Animals / Mammals / Primates (231) / Hominidae (5) / Homo (1)
The Pliocene record of hominins in Africa preceding Homo is extensive, while such a record has yet to be unearthed in Asia.
In that light, we must acknowledge that humans are the only species on Earth that appears to have no idea what its ideal diet should be.
www.thewebsiteofeverything.com /animals/mammals/Primates/Hominidae/Homo   (367 words)

 Birth of Two Chimeric Genes in the Hominidae Lineage -- Courseaux and Nahon 291 (5507): 1293 -- Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
genes PMCHL1 and PMCHL2 in the Hominidae lineage (Fig.
A last event of duplication involving a large region of ancestral 5p14 encompassing several hundreds of kb has led to the distribution of PMCHL1 and PMCHL2 on each side of the chromosome 5 centromere.
Exons based on mRNA characterized in human are boxed in gray or white and marked with arabic numerals.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/full/291/5507/1293   (4447 words)

LOCUS AI271714 568 bp mRNA linear EST 28-JAN-1999 DEFINITION qj87g04.x1 NCI_CGAP_Kid3 Homo sapiens cDNA clone IMAGE:1866486 3' similar to gb:U05569 ALPHA CRYSTALLIN A CHAIN (HUMAN);, mRNA sequence.
Library went through one round of normalization, and was constructed by Bento Soares and M. Fatima Bonaldo.
The driver was PCR-amplified cDNAs from pools of 5,000 clones made from the same 5 libraries.
falcon.roswellpark.org /DN/DN1_gb.html   (5737 words)

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