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20
Sep
2018

Peaceful neighbours? Intergroup behaviour in wild bonobos

Intergroup violence and parochial altruism are both prominent traits in human society. However, differences in behaviour towards in-group members and extra-...
16
Aug
2018

Beyond sequence comparisons - studying human evolution in the age of functional genomics

Much of humans' evolutionary past is documented in our genomes. Traces of our contact with close relatives like Neandertals, exposure to selective forces like...
16
Aug
2018

Beyond sequence comparisons - studying human evolution in the age of functional genomics

Much of humans' evolutionary past is documented in our genomes. Traces of our contact with close relatives like Neandertals, exposure to selective forces like...
02
Aug
2018

Getting to Know the Gozitans: Bioarchaeological approaches to exploring fragility and sustainability in Neolithic Malta (ca. 4400-2200 BC)

Human history is punctuated by the succession of changing cultures and civilisations, many of which emerged and disappeared within decades or centuries. But...
02
Aug
2018

Getting to Know the Gozitans: Bioarchaeological approaches to exploring fragility and sustainability in Neolithic Malta (ca. 4400-2200 BC)

Human history is punctuated by the succession of changing cultures and civilisations, many of which emerged and disappeared within decades or centuries. But...
15
May
2018

Biological Anthropology Public Lecture 2018 - New insights into nutrient balancing of apes and monkeys in tropical forests

Dr Rothman is broadly interested in primate feeding and diet. The focus of her research program is understanding how primates meet their nutritional needs...
03
May
2018

Claims and counter claims - a review of the scientific process of enquiry in the case of Homo floresiensis

Thirteen years ago the discovery of a small partial skeleton and other comparable bones were attributed to a new hominid species, Homo floresiensis. This...

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