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The first Europeans: leading roles in a special issue of Quaternary International

The volume focuses on the results of recent investigations discussed in the XVIIth World UISPP Congress held in Burgos in 2014. The guest editors of the volume are researchers from IPHES.

Clarifying the origins of Sima de los Huesos hominins

Analysis of nuclear DNA isolated from hominins from the 430,000 year-old Sima de los Huesos locality in northern Spain, in Atapuerca (Burgos) provides more conclusive evidence of their evolutionary history. The findings are reported in Nature this week.

Javier Fernández-López de Pablo, researcher of the IPHES, awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant 2015

 Javier Fernández-López de Pablo, researcher of the Catalan Institute of Human Palaeoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES), has been awarded a  ERC Consolidator Grant to develop a 5-

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Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
Subsistence, technology and Human Evolution
Prehistoric Socioecology  and cultural changes
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