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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

Welcome

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 ...

News

  • 20/08/2018: The latest article co-authored by Ellen Schulz-Kornas is out today. The researchers examined the functional anatomy of the equine temporomandibular joint (TMJ), focusing on the histology of the articular surfaces and underlining tissues. The results allow insight into the biomechanical characteristics of the joint components and structure-function relations.
    doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.08.003
  • 10/08/2018: Adam van Casteren and his colleagues from the MPI-EVAN publish their latest articles on "Food mechanical properties and isotopic signatures in forest versus savannah dwelling eastern chimpanzees". They found that savannah chimpanzees eat mechanically challenging foods which may result in higher selective pressures on their chewing apparatus.
    doi: 10.1038/s42003-018-0115-6  Press release (English)  Press release (German)
  • 04/06/2018: Ellen Schulz-Kornas and colleagues investigated nano-indentation of native phytoliths and dental tissues for their latest publication which came out today.They challenge the claim that tooth wear is brought about by chewing food, suggesting instead a higher impact of exogenous abrasives.
    doi: 10.3897/evolsyst.2.22678

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