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The scientific study of physical remains, whether monuments, artifacts or relics of past human life, cultures or activities.

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Archaeology > Evolution

Charles Lyell

Archaeology; Evolution

A 19th-century scientist considered a father of modern geology. Lyell proposed that the geology of Earth is shaped by gradual processes, such as erosion and sedimentation. Lyell's ...


Archaeology; Evolution

A basic principle.

Amy Parish

Archaeology; Evolution

A biological anthropologist and primatologist whose research focuses on the social behavior of bonobos ("pygmy chimpanzees," or Pan paniscus). In addition to comparative work with ...

Marion Petrie

Archaeology; Evolution

A behavioral ecologist at the University of Newcastle in the U. K. , Dr. Petrie's research interests include the links between sexual selection and speciation, and how males and ...

Richard Owen

Archaeology; Evolution

A 19th-century British comparative anatomist, who coined the word "dinosaur" to describe a breed of large, extinct reptiles. He was the first to propose that dinosaurs were a ...


Archaeology; Evolution

(1) Darwin's theory of natural selection plus Mendelian inheritance. (2) The larger body of evolutionary thought that was inspired by the unification of natural selection and ...

Stephen J. O'Brien

Archaeology; Evolution

A geneticist at the National Cancer Institute whose research interests include the evolutionary history of the immunological response in mammals to retroviruses like HIV. With his ...