For the first time Neanderthal nuclear DNA preserved in cave sediment has been successfully extracted and analyzed

Some of the samples were obtained from Atapuerca, a confirmed international benchmark for genetic studies of the first hominin populations

A transdisciplinary study of the dietary evolution of the first agricultural and pastoral communities in Central Europe

This study applies the complementary approaches of stable isotope and dental microwear analyses to study the diets of past Hungarian people

450,000 years ago, technological and subsistence advances could have helped to overcome climatic conditions marked by aridity and cold

This expansion of the ecological niche of Europeans hominins from that date is related to more efficient technology and subsistence strategy

Research groups

Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
Subsistence, technology and Human Evolution
Prehistoric Socioecology  and cultural changes
HR Excellence in Research
Operació 6 "Mamut"
Projecte UE
Generalitat de Catalunya
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Ajuntament de Tarragona