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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Amanda's new paper suggests that Neanderthals across Europe and the Near East were not strict carnivores, and in fact ate as wide a variety of plants as early modern humans did. (more...)

Domingo was part of a groundbreaking new study that identified a new source of information about ancient health: bacterial DNA and proteins in dental calculus. (more...)

 


plant; stone tool; mandible; starch grains