Human Paleoecology Lab Blog

New fossils from Mille Logya, Afar, Ethiopia

Our new open access on the site of Mille Logya (MLP) in the Afar region of Ethiopia is now out in Nature Communications (link here)! Read more...

Dental proteome of H. antecessor

Welker, F., Ramos-Madrigal, J., Gutenbrunner, P., Mackie, M., Tiwary, S., Rakownikow Jersie-Christensen, R., Chiva, C., Dickinson, M.R., Kuhlwilm, M., de Manuel, M., Gelabert, P., Martinón-Torres, M., Margvelashvili, A., Arsuaga, J.L.,... Read more...

Dietary versatility of Early Pleistocene hominins

Lüdecke, T., Kullmer, O., Wacker, U., Sandrock, O., Fiebig, J., Schrenk, F., et al. 2018. Dietary versatility of Early Pleistocene hominins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201809439. Read more...

Grassland fire ecology has roots in the late Miocene

Karp, A.T., Behrensmeyer, A.K. and Freeman, K.H. 2018. Grassland fire ecology has roots in the late Miocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201809758. Read more...

Faces of Fieldwork

Fieldwork is one of the aspects of my job that I like the most. It always feels like an adventure to travel to some of the most remote places in... Read more...

Australopithecus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa

Clarke and Kuman. The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa. Available as a preprint. Read more...