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Why did Neanderthals use the teeth as a third hand?

A discussion between experts would find the cause It is demonstrated that they used them as a tool more frequently than any Homo sapiens

30 IPHES and URV members are working these days at the excavations of Atapuerca

70 people will participate in the Atapuerca excavation during the first 15 days and in July the team will increase until approximately 200 members

Call for Director at The Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES)

The Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES) is seeking applicants with a distinguished record of scientific excellence and the innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic organisation. Applicants must have a PhD or comparable degree.

Research groups

Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
Subsistence, technology and Human Evolution
Prehistoric Socioecology  and cultural changes
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Generalitat de Catalunya
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Ajuntament de Tarragona