How and when did humans start using fire?

I will conduct a series of experiments looking at fire micro-residues in modern and archaeological contexts...

Is Harvesting Medicinal Plants for Medical Tourism Sustainable?

Certain plant species are fundamental to the identity and longevity of cultural groups. Culturally important...

How did Paleolithic Hunter-Gatherers Use and Consume Plant Resources in Eurasia?

Hunter-gatherers repeatedly visited the Mughr el-Hamamah site, Jordan, ca. 45-40,000 years ago. Then, anatomically...

UAV Infrared Mapping of Archaeological Sites in Greece

If an archaeologist could have one super power- it would be X-RAY vision. Archaeologists are always looking...

How can a specialized diet affect the shape of the primate neck?

The neck is involved in most everyday behaviors. Still, we do not understand how specific behaviors shape neck...

Who’s there? Oh, it’s you! Vocal recognition in western gorillas

Individually distinct vocalizations allow animals to respond differently based on caller identity, sex, and...

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