Genetic selectivity discovered amongst Eurasians over the last 8,000 thousand years as a response to adaptive needs

These genes are related to diet, as agents permitting to digest milk in adulthood, as well as to the immune response and pigmentation.

The IPHES begins the series of videos ArqueoSnacks to clarify doubts about the research in archaeology and human evolution

Can be viewed on the YouTube channel of this research centre The initiative has arisen to provide answers to the questions of the students and the public who are interested in the archaeological sites where this Institute is working.

Reconstructed for the first time the hearing of the first hominids

It has been made with three dimensional models of the ear cavities by an international team with the participation of one researcher from IPHES.

Research groups

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