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Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Postal address:
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig, Germany

phone: +49 (0)341 3550 860
fax: +49 (0)341 3550 119

e-mail: mpwcsec@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de


The Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology (MPWC) is an interdisciplinary cooperation between the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Rehovot, Israel. View more ...


  • 18/12/2017: Adam van Casteren reviews a paper published by Sugasawa et al. earlier this month. Adam's comments can be read in Current Biology under the title "Tool Use: Crows Craft the Right Tool for the Job".
    doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.10.022
  • 27/11/2017: A paper coauthored by Kornelius Kupczik and our visiting researchers Julián Balanta Melo and Viviana Toro Ibacache is published in the Annals of Anatomy. It focuses on the "Early molecular response and microanatomical changes in the masseter muscle and mandibular head after botulinum toxinintervention in adult mice".
    doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2017.11.009
  • 24/11/2017: Ellen Schulz-Kornas coauthores a chapter of the companion volume to the special exhibition on "Climate Powers - Driving Force of Evolution" recently inaugurated at the State Museum of Prehistory Halle (Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte).
    Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle: Klimagewalten - Treibende Kraft der Evolution
  • 04/10-07/10/2017 The MPWC was well represented at the 17th International Symposium on Dental Morphology and 2nd congress of the International Association for Paleodontology (ISDM-IAPO) held in Bordeaux, France. Presentations and posters by Kornelius Kupczik, Ellen Schulz-Kornas, Julia Stuhlträger, Michael Berthaume, Julián Balanta Melo, Andrea Eyquem Reyes and Viviana Toro-Ibacache on tooth wear and topography, bone structure and evo-devo of teeth.
    ISDM-IAPO program including abstracts
  • 09/2017: We would like to extend a warm welcome to our guest researchers from the University of Chile, Julián Balanta Melo and Andrea Eyquem Reyes, wishing both a good start and a fruitful stay at the MPWC.