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Systematics of Miocene apes: State of the art of a neverending controversy
The term ‘ape’ is sometimes used as a synonym of ‘hominoid’—i.e., a member of the superfamily Hominoidea, which includes t...
Estimates of absolute crown strength and bite force in the lower postcanine dentition of Gigantopithecus blacki
In 1935, von Koenigswald described a huge, high-crowned molar that he purchased from a Chinese drugstore in Hong Kong and ...
An updated analysis of hominin phylogeny with an emphasis on re-evaluating the phylogenetic relationships of Australopithecus sediba
The analysis of evolutionary relationships among hominin taxa is an ongoing process that requires revision and reassessmen...
White sclera is present in chimpanzees and other mammals
Humans can communicate with a subtle glance. This is due, in part, to our eyes having a visible white sclera that contrast...
Hominin nomenclature and the importance of information systems for managing complexity in paleoanthropology
Shortly after Darwin published “On the Origin of Species” (Darwin, 1859), King (1864) attributed the fossil remains from t...
Virtual endocast of late Paleocene Niptomomys (Microsyopidae, Euarchonta) and early primate brain evolution
On average, extant primates have relatively larger brains than those of other mammals of similar body mass (Martin, 1990)....
Traces of dietary patterns in saliva of hominids: Profiling salivary amino acid fingerprints in great apes and humans
The diet of hominoid primates is dominated by plant foods that are rich in protein and carbohydrates. In addition to the m...
Early evidence for bear exploitation during MIS 9 from the site of Schöningen 12 (Germany)
The Lower Paleolithic sites of Schöningen (Germany) have played a major role in discussions of the origin of active and sp...
Challenges and perspectives on functional interpretations of australopith postcrania and the reconstruction of hominin locomotion
Since the discovery of numerous Australopithecus afarensis postcranial remains at Hadar, Ethiopia, in the early 1970s (Tai...
Moving beyond the adaptationist paradigm for human evolution, and why it matters
Volume 174, January 2023, 103296Author links open overlay panelAbstractThe Journal of Human Evolution (JHE) was founded 50...
The game of models: Dietary reconstruction in human evolution
Volume 174, January 2023, 103295Author links open overlay panelAbstractDespite substantial additions to the paleontologica...
One journal to bring them all, and in the fossils bind them
When I was just an undergrad determined to study fossil primates back in the 1990s, I could only dream of publishing in th...
Reassessment of the human mandible from Banyoles (Girona, Spain)
The human mandible from the site of Banyoles was accidentally discovered in 1887 during limestone quarrying operations nea...
Total evidence phylogeny of platyrrhine primates and a comparison of undated and tip-dating approaches
Volume 174, January 2023, 103293Author links open overlay panelAbstractThere have been multiple published phylogenetic ana...
The brain of Homo habilis: Three decades of paleoneurology
In 1987, Phillip Tobias published a comprehensive anatomical analysis of the endocasts attributed to Homo habilis, discuss...
Geometric morphometric analysis of the bony labyrinth of the Sima de los Huesos hominins
The Sierra de Atapuerca is a large karstic hill formation in northern Spain that contains several sites which have yielded...
Introduction to special issue: The biotic context of the Early Pleistocene hominins from Dmanisi (Georgia, southern Caucasus)
The village of Dmanisi lies about 85 km Southwest of the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. In the Middle Ages, Dmanisi was one ...
Evolution of Homo in the Middle and Late Pleistocene
Volume 173, December 2022, 103279AbstractThe Middle and Late Pleistocene is arguably the most interesting period in human ...
The taxonomic attribution of African hominin postcrania from the Miocene through the Pleistocene: Associations and assumptions
The attribution of fossils to extinct hominin taxa has relied almost exclusively on diagnostic morphological characteristi...
Post-LGM environments and foragers on the move: New data from the lower Altmühl Valley (Franconian Jura, SE Germany)
Volume 173, December 2022, 103267Highlights•After the LGM, different environments coexisted across the German Jura.•Cold a...
Comparative description and taxonomic affinity of 3.7-million-year-old hominin mandibles from Woranso-Mille (Ethiopia)
Hominin fossil discoveries during the last three decades have redefined our understanding of the tempo and mode of human e...
The influence of climate and population structure on East Asian skeletal morphology
The influence of climate on body proportions and form has been an area of study for over a century, starting with animal o...
Domestic spaces as crucibles of Paleolithic culture: An archaeological perspective
Many animals modify their environment to make safe places for sleeping or rearing their young, such as digging a burrow or...
Sedimentary ancient DNA metabarcoding as a tool for assessing prehistoric plant use at the Upper Paleolithic cave site Aghitu-3, Armenia
Current knowledge about Paleolithic human plant use is limited by the rare survival of identifiable plant remains as well ...
Comparing the Boxgrove and Atapuerca (Sima de los Huesos) human fossils: Do they represent distinct paleodemes?
Volume 172, November 2022, 103253AbstractThe early Middle Pleistocene human material from Boxgrove (West Sussex, UK) consi...
Two Late Pleistocene human femora from Trinil, Indonesia: Implications for body size and behavior in Southeast Asia
Hominin postcranial remains from the Late Pleistocene are relatively rare in Southeast Asia (Santa Luca, 1980; Baba et al....
Morphological modularity in the anthropoid axial skeleton
The study of morphological modularity among skeletal regions is important as modular structure can confine the effect of m...
The 50th anniversary of JHE
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