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Hermann Schaaffhausen

Hermann Schaaffhausen (18161893) studied medicine in University of Berlin and received his doctor degree in 1839, and became a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Bonn. Schaaffhausen is credited with identifying the remains of Neanderthal 1 (together with J.C. Fuhlrott). Although Darwin's theory of evolution was not yet a widespread idea, the idea of transforming species was discussed in his article entitled "On the Constancy and Transformation of Species" in which he declared that "the immutability of not proven."[1]


  1. ^ Tattersall, Ian, "The Last Neanderthal", Macmillan Publishing, 1999, (p.76)


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