All posts tagged with Shanidar

Link: Graeme Barker on work at Shanidar

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Nature’s Ewen Callaway interviewed Cambridge archaeologist Graeme Barker about his recent resumption of fieldwork at Shanidar, Iraq: “Archaeologists ousted b...

Tartar control and Neandertal plant use

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Dental plaque is a biofilm made up of bacteria adhering to the enamel surface of the teeth. Plaque is soft but over many days can gradually calcify. The hard...

Neandertal CSI revisited

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Discover has put an article online that they ran in the November issue, which features Steven Churchill’s research (“Did we mate with Neanderthals, or did we...

Shanidar photo

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I stumbled across a beautiful photo of Shanidar Cave on Flickr, by James Gordon (Creative Commons license).