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Warts And All: Researchers Reconstruct Face Of Cro-Magnon Man
Breitbart ^ | 4-1-2018 | AFP

Posted on 04/01/2018 9:07:08 AM PDT by blam

Paris (AFP) – Cro-Magnon man had a face covered in lumps including a large one on his forehead — likely benign tumours caused by a genetic disease, according to a team of French researchers in new findings published Friday.

The skeleton of Cro-Magnon 1, a male Homo sapiens dating back 28,000 years, was discovered in 1868 in the Eyzies cave in France’s southwestern Dordogne region.

To mark 150 years since the discovery of the bones, a team of researchers including anthropologist Philippe Charlier reexamined the remains.

At the end of their investigation, “we proposed a new diagnosis: he had suffered from a type of neurofibromatosis,” Charlier told AFP.

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disease which can cause benign tumours to develop in the nervous system, and also spots or areas of pigmentation on the skin.

The team’s findings will be published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet.

Cro-Magnon man’s skull “has a lesion on the forehead which corresponds to the presence of a neurofibroma (a benign nerve sheath tumor)” which has eroded the bone, Charlier said.

“His left ear canal was also damaged, presumably also by a tumour that had grown,” he added.

Equipped with this diagnosis, “we have made a realistic reconstruction of the face of this middle-aged man, taking into account his pathology”.

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KEYWORDS: ancient; cromagnon; face; neanderthals
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1 posted on 04/01/2018 9:07:08 AM PDT by blam
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Wasn’t he in The Hobbit?


2 posted on 04/01/2018 9:08:29 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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Where is the picture of Moochelle the wookie?


3 posted on 04/01/2018 9:16:38 AM PDT by DarthVader ("The biggeest misconception on Free Republic is that the Deep State is invulnerable")
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To: blam

This has a lot in common with “climate science”.


4 posted on 04/01/2018 9:16:42 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it)
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Shouldn’t he be black?


5 posted on 04/01/2018 9:16:55 AM PDT by ichabod1 (I'm tired of living in the kinder gentler soviet union.)
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"Shouldn’t he be black?"

Europeans Were Dark-Skinned Until 8,000 Years Ago: Pale Complexions Were Brought To Europe From The Near East, Study Claims

6 posted on 04/01/2018 9:24:12 AM PDT by blam
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And they get Grant money for this.....lots of it...


7 posted on 04/01/2018 9:25:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: blam

Them’s some serious nose hairs.


8 posted on 04/01/2018 9:26:19 AM PDT by going hot (happiness is a momma deuce)
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Its Uncle Leonard!


9 posted on 04/01/2018 9:27:41 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (My "White Privilege" is my work ethic.)
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Researchers Reconstruct Face Of Cro-Magnon


10 posted on 04/01/2018 9:29:23 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Nukes. See my FR home page)
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It's Lemmy! :)


11 posted on 04/01/2018 9:29:47 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL]-[GALT]-[DELETE])
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To: A_perfect_lady

And they guy in the photo was probably 24 at the time.


12 posted on 04/01/2018 9:31:22 AM PDT by PGR88
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>>Shouldn’t he be black?

It’s ok that he’s white because they added the warts.


13 posted on 04/01/2018 9:34:36 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Asking a pro athlete for political advice is like asking a cavalry horse for tactical advice.)
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He’s just one guy. I’ll hold out until they find a real hotty.


14 posted on 04/01/2018 9:35:16 AM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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I’m going to guess he didn’t reproduce. But I guess he’s extinct so there you go.


15 posted on 04/01/2018 9:41:22 AM PDT by Brilliant
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That’s right, he should be very darkly complected. Light skin only appeared 6-8,000 years ago. Quite right.


16 posted on 04/01/2018 9:49:32 AM PDT by Gulf War One
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"...it's it's.... Helen Thomas"

17 posted on 04/01/2018 9:53:17 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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You’re thinking about Jesus......


18 posted on 04/01/2018 9:57:50 AM PDT by trebb (I stopped picking on the mentally ill hypocrites who pose as conservatives...mostly ;-})
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To: blam

Von Ricklinghausen disease?


19 posted on 04/01/2018 10:24:41 AM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disease which can cause benign tumours to develop in the nervous system, and also spots or areas of pigmentation on the skin.

Oh, they're talking about the scourge of CIS. Crappy Irish Skin.

20 posted on 04/01/2018 10:28:06 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (In God We Trust, In Trump We MAGA)
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