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Papers in refereed Journals

  1. Benazzi S, Bailey SE, Mallegni F. 2013. A morphometric analysis of the Neandertal upper second molar Leuca I. Am J Phys Anthropol. In press.

  2. Benazzi S, Nguyen HN, Kullmer O, Hublin J-J. 2013. Unravelling the functional biomechanics of dental features and tooth wear. PLoS One. In press.

  3. Benazzi S, Nguyen HN, Schulz D, Grosse IR, Gruppioni G, Hublin J-J, Kullmer O. 2013. The Evolutionary Paradox of Tooth Wear: Simply Destruction or Inevitable Adaptation? PLoS One 8, e62263.

  4. Senck S, Coquerelle M, Weber GW, Benazzi S. 2013. Virtual Reconstruction of Very Large Skull Defects Featuring Partly and Completely Missing Midsagittal Planes. Anat Rec. 296, 745-758.

  5. Strait DS, Constantino P, Lucas PW, Richmond BG, Spencer MA, Dechow PC, Ross CF, Grosse IR, Wright BW, Wood BA, Weber GW, Wang Q, Byron C, Slice DE, Chalk J, Smith AL, Smith LC, Wood S, Berthaume M, Benazzi S, Dzialo C, Tamvada K, Ledogar JA. 2013. Diet and dietary adaptations in early hominins: the hard food perspective. Am J Phys Anthropol 151, 339-355.

  6. Benazzi S, Grosse IR, Gruppioni G, Weber GW, Kullmer O. 2013. Comparison of occlusal loading conditions in a lower second premolar using three-dimensional finite element analysis. Clin Oral Investig. DOI 10.1007/s00784-013-0973-8

  7. Kullmer O, Benazzi S, Schulz D, Gunz P, Kordos L, Begun DR. 2013. Dental arch restoration using tooth macrowear patterns with application to Rudapithecus hungaricus, from the late Miocene of Rudabánya, Hungary. J Hum Evol. 64, 151-160.

  8. Weber GW, Benazzi S, Kullmer O. 2013. µCT-Anwendungen in der biologischen Anthropologie. Osteologie 22: 18-24.

  9. Coquerelle M, Prados-Frutos JC, Benazzi S, Bookstein FL, Senck S, Mitteroecker P, Weber GW. 2013. Infant growth patterns of the mandible in modern humans: a closer 1 exploration of the developmental interactions between the symphyseal bone, the teeth, and the suprahyoid and tongue muscle insertion sites. J Anat. 222, 178-192

  10. Benazzi S, Kullmer O, Schulz D, Gruppioni G, Weber GW. 2013. Individual tooth macrowear pattern guides the reconstruction of Sts 52 (Australopithecus africanus) dental arches. Am J Phys Anthropol. 150, 324-329.

  11. Benazzi S, Fornai C, Buti L, Toussaint M, Mallegni F, Ricci S, Gruppioni G, Weber G, Condemi S, Ronchitelli A. 2012. Cervical and crown outline analysis of worn Neanderthal and modern human lower second deciduous molars. Am J Phys Anthropol. DOI 10.1002/ajpa.22155.

  12. Benazzi S. 2012. The first modern Europeans. J Anthropol Sci 90, 1-4.

  13. Grine FE, Weber G, Plavcan MJ, Benazzi S. 2012. Sex at Sterkfontein: "Mrs. Ples" is still an adult female. J Hum Evol 62, 593-604.

  14. Kullmer O, Schulz D, Benazzi S. 2012. An experimental approach to evaluate the correspondence between wear facet position and occlusal movements. Anat Rec. 295, 846-852.

  15. Benazzi S, Kullmer O., Grosse I., Weber G. 2012. Brief communication: comparing loading scenarios in lower first molar supporting bone structure using 3D Finite Element Analysis. Am J Phys Anthropol. 147, 128-134.

  16. Benazzi S, Douka K, Fornai C, Bauer CC, Kullmer O, Svoboda J, Pap I, Mallegni F, Bayle P, Coquerelle M, Condemi S, Ronchitelli A, Harvati K, Weber GW. 2011. Early dispersal of modern humans in Europe and implications for Neanderthal behaviour. Nature 479, 525-528.

  17. Benazzi S, Viola B, Kullmer O, Fiorenza L, Harvati K, Paul T, Gruppioni G, Weber GW, Mallegni F. 2011. A reassessment of the Neanderthal teeth from Taddeo cave (southern Italy). J Hum Evol. 61, 377-387.

  18. Benazzi S, Kullmer O, Grosse I, Weber G. 2011. Using occlusal wear information and finite element analysis to investigate stress distributions in human molars. J Anat. 219, 259-72.

  19. Benazzi S, Kozakowski S, Fiorenza L, Kullmer O. 2011. Comparing 3D virtual methods for hemimandibular body reconstruction. Anat Rec. 294, 1116-25.

  20. Benazzi S, Fornai C, Bayle P, Coquerelle M, Kullmer O, Mallegni F, Weber GW. 2011. Comparison of dental measurement systems for taxonomic assignment of Neanderthal and modern human lower second deciduous molars. J Hum Evol. 61, 320-6.

  21. Benazzi S, Bookstein F, Strait D, Weber G. 2011. A new OH5 reconstruction with an assessment of its uncertainty. J Hum Evol. 61, 75-88.

  22. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Tausch J, Kullmer O, Bromage TG, Schrenk F. 2011. Molar macrowear reveals Neanderthal eco-geographic dietary variation. PLoS ONE 6(3): e14769. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014769

  23. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Kullmer O. 2011. Para-masticatory wear facets and their functional significance in hunter-gatherer maxillary molars. J Archaeol Sci. 38, 2182-2189.

  24. Benazzi S, Senck S. 2011. Comparing 3-Dimensional Virtual Methods for Reconstruction in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 69:1184-94.

  25. Benazzi S, Fiorenza L, Katina S, Bruner E, Kullmer O. 2011. Quantitative Assessment of Interproximal Wear Facet Outlines for the Association of Isolated Molars. Am J Phys Anthropol. 144: 309-316.

  26. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Viola B, Kullmer O, Schrenk F. 2011. Relationship Between Cusp Size and Occlusal Wear Pattern in Neanderthal and Homo sapiens First Maxillary Molars. Anat Rec 294: 453-461.

  27. Benazzi S, Coquerelle M, Fiorenza L, Bookstein F, Katina S, Kullmer O. 2011. Comparison of Dental Measurement Systems for Taxonomic Assignment of First Molars. Am J Phys Anthropol 144: 342-354.

  28. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Tausch J, Kullmer O, Schrenk F. 2010. Brief Communication: Identification Reassessment of the Isolated Tooth Krapina D58 Through Occlusal Fingerprint Analysis. Am J Phys Anthropol 143: 306-312.

  29. Benazzi S, Bertelli P, Lippi B, Bedini E, Caudana R, Gruppioni G, Mallegni F. 2010. Virtual anthropology and forensic arts: the facial reconstruction of Ferrante Gonzaga. J Archaeol Sci 37: 1572-1578.

  30. Benazzi S, Stansfield E, Kullmer O, Fiorenza L, Gruppioni G. 2009. Geometric morphometric methods for bone reconstruction: the mandibular condylar process of Pico della Mirandola. Anat Rec 292: 1088-1097.

  31. Benazzi S, Stansfield E, Milani C, Gruppioni G. 2009. Geometric morphometric methods for three-dimensional virtual reconstruction of a fragmented cranium: the case of Angelo Poliziano. Int J Legal Med 123: 333-344.

  32. Kullmer O, Benazzi S, Fiorenza L, Schulz D, Bacso S, Winzen O. 2009. Occlusal Fingerprint Analysis (OFA) – Quantification of tooth wear pattern. Am J Phys Anthropol 139: 600-605.

  33. Benazzi S, Orlandi M, Gruppioni G. 2009. Technical note: Virtual reconstruction of a fragmentary clavicle. Am J Phys Anthropol 138: 507-514.

  34. Benazzi S, Fantini M, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. 2009. Improving the spatial orientation of human teeth using a virtual 3D approach. J Hum Evol 56: 286–293.

  35. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Kullmer O. 2009. Morphology, wear and 3D digital surface models: materials and techniques to create high-resolution replicas of teeth. J Anthropol Sci 87: 211-218.

  36. Benazzi S, Buti L, Franzo L, Kullmer O, Winzen O, Gruppioni G. 2009. Report of Three Fused Primary Human Teeth in an Archaeological Material. Int J. Osteoarchaeol 20: 481–485.

  37. Benazzi S, Maestri C, Parisini S, Vecchi F, Gruppioni G. 2009. Sex assessment from the sacral base by means of image processing. J Forensic Sci 54: 249-254.

  38. Benazzi S, Fantini M, De Crescenzio F, Mallegni G, Mallegni F, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. 2009. The face of the poet Dante Alighieri reconstructed by virtual modelling and forensic anthropology techniques. J Archaeol Sci 36: 278–283.

  39. Benazzi S, Maestri C, Parisini S, Vecchi F, Gruppioni G. 2008. Sex assessment from the acetabular rim by means of image analisys. Forensic Sci Int 180:58.e1-3.

  40. Benazzi S, Bonetti C, Cilli E, Gruppioni G. 2008. Molar crown height: not always a reliable method for the evaluation of age-at-death. J Archaeol Sci 35: 2371-2378.

  41. Fantini M, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2008. 3D restitution, restoration and prototyping of a medieval damaged skull. Rapid Prototyping Journal 14 (5), 318-324.


Chapters in books

  1. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2009. Antropologia virtuale. Mallegni F., Lippi B., editors. NON OMNIS MORIAR. CISU, Roma, pp. 425-460.


Other papers (non-peer review journals)

  1. Fiorenza L, Benazzi S. 2011. La lotta per il cibo tra uomini e Neanderthal. Le Scienze 520, 70-75.

  2. Benazzi S, Orlandi M, Bonetti C, Gruppioni G. 2011. Evaluating Humeral Bilateral Asymmetry by Means of a Virtual 3D Approach. In “On the Road to Reconstructing the Past, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA)”, Proceedings of the 36th International Conference Budapest, April 2–6, 2008, 52-58.

  3. Benazzi S, Orlandi M, Gruppioni G. 2008. Ricostruzione virtuale 3D di una clavicola frammentata. In Atti del V Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria – Scienza e Beni Culturali, Morrone Ed, 389–397.

  4. Benazzi S, Fantini M, De Crescenzo F, Mallegni F, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. 2008. Un nuovo metodo basato sull’analisi virtuale 3D dei molari primi per la sistematica evolutiva umana. International Journal of Anthropology. Special number, pp. 195-202.

  5. Bonetti C, Desiderio L, Pirraglia R, Scutellari E, Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2008. Antropologia del territorio mantovano in età longobarda: gli inumati delle necropoli di Casalmoro e Guidizzolo. International Journal of Anthropology. Special number, pp. 167-171.

  6. Fantini M, De Crescenzo F, Benazzi S, Gruppioni G, Mallegni F, Martini F. 2008. Tecnologie 3D applicate allo studio e alla valorizzazione dei resti scheletrici di interesse paleoantropologico: il caso di Romito 7. International Journal of Anthropology. Special number, pp. 125-130.

  7. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G, Fantini M, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Mallegni F, Mallegni G. 2007. From the history of the recognitions of the remains to the reconstruction of the face of Dante Alighieri by means of techniques of virtual reality and forensic anthropolology. Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage 7: 379-399. Cat: D

  8. Fantini M, Benazzi S, De Crescenzio F, Tazzari E, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. 2007. Evaluation of Artificial Cranial Deformation on 3D Preincaic Mummified Skulls, Jeffrey T. Clark and Emily M. Hagemeister, Editors. Digital Discovery: Exploring New Frontiers in Human Heritage. CAA 2006. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Proceedings of the 34th Conference, Fargo, United States, April 2006_. Budapest: Archaeolingua, 411-418.

  9. Fantini M, Benazzi S, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. Misure antropometriche sul modello virtuale di una mummia andina. Atti del IV Congresso Nazionale AIAR, Pisa, 1-3 febbraio 2006, Pàtron Editore, Bologna, 773-784.

  10. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G, Garofano L, Pizzamiglio M, Mameli A. 2006. Il ritrovamento della tomba e la identificazione dei resti di Matteo Maria Boiardo nella chiesa di Santa Maria di Scandiano (Reggio Emilia). Quaderni di Scienza della Conservazione 6: 139-155. Cat: D

  11. Fantini M, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2006. Computer Assisted Archaeo-Anthropology on Damaged Mummified Remains, Project papers from the joint event CIPA/VAST/EG/EuroMed 2006: The e-volution of Information Communication Technology in Cultural Heritage, 112-118.

  12. Fantini M, Benazzi S, De Crescenzio F, Persiani F, Gruppioni G. 2005. Virtual Reconstruction of a Dismembered Andean Mummy from CT Data. Short & Project Papers Proceedings VAST 2005: The 6th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage 144: 61-66.

  13. Benazzi S. 2004. Le tecniche di sepoltura. In Moretti A (ed), “Il Boiardo Ritrovato’, Memorie Scandianesi, Supplemento al giornale “All’Ombra del Campanone”, anno XXXIX n.1.

  14. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2004. Il ritrovamento dei resti di Matteo Maria Boiardo. In Moretti A (ed), “Il Boiardo Ritrovato”, Memorie Scandianesi, Supplemento al giornale “All’Ombra del Campanone”, anno XXXIX n.1.

  15. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G. 2003, Testimonianze antropiche pre-protostoriche in aree gessose del territorio italiano, in “Le Aree Carsiche Gessose d’Italia”, Memorie dell’Istituto Italiano di Speleologia, XIV, s. II, Bologna.

  16. Benazzi S, Gruppioni G, Moretti A, Garofano L. 2003. Alla ricerca delle ossa di Matteo Maria Boiardo. In Vinceti S (ed), “L’enigma Boiardo”, Armando Editore, Roma, 75-104.