Max Planck Research Group on Plant Foods in Hominin Dietary Ecology

Max Planck Research Group on Plant Foods in Hominin Dietary Ecology

We study how plant food gathering, processing, digestion, and consumption influenced the biology and behavior of our ancestors and relatives. (more ...)

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A research team led by Svante Pääbo, Bence Viola and Janet Kelso from the Department of Evolutionary Genetics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig, Germany), with participation of Plant Foods Group researcher Domingo Carlos Salazar García, has sequenced the genome of a 45,000-year-old modern human male from western Siberia. (more…)


plant; stone tool; mandible; starch grains