THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: THE TELLTALE HANDS OF THE PEKING MAN; Significance of Carpal Bones in Establishing His Identity as a Human Being Instead of an Ape -- Nature's Threat of a Toothless Future -- Precautions Against Colds

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THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: THE TELLTALE HANDS OF THE PEKING MAN; Significance of Carpal Bones in Establishing His Identity as a Human Being Instead of an Ape -- Nature's Threat of a Toothless Future -- Precautions Against Colds

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TO the anthropologist, Professor G. Elliott Smith's announcement on the strength of the discovery of a few carpal bones that the Peking Man was indeed a man is of first-rate importance. The story of man's rise is written in every bone of his body.

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'THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: THE TELLTALE HANDS OF THE PEKING MAN; Significance of Carpal Bones in Establishing His Identity as a Human Being Instead of an Ape -- Nature's Threat of a Toothless Future -- Precautions Against Colds', New York Times

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“THE WEEK IN SCIENCE: THE TELLTALE HANDS OF THE PEKING MAN; Significance of Carpal Bones in Establishing His Identity as a Human Being Instead of an Ape -- Nature's Threat of a Toothless Future -- Precautions Against Colds,” Past Periodicals, accessed January 18, 2022, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/20434.