Human Paleoecology Lab Blog

Dietary trends in herbivores from the Shungura Formation, southwestern Ethiopia

Lab member Enqu Negash just published two major papers in PNAS on hominin and mammal enamel isotopes in the Shungura Formation. Along with her coauthors including Zeray Alemseged, Jonathan Wynn,... Read more...

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...