Research on ancient genomes has moved way beyond population mixture into broader questions about how ancient people lived and interacted with their environments.
Looking at a fascinating new study that finds mixtures of different plants within ancient morsels of charred foods.
Ancient people left a bone bed of bison killed in two seasons and butchered at the site with expedient tools.
We test the notion that pelvis dimensions can yield accurate estimates of gut size in fossil hominins by looking at today's people.
Border Cave has exceptional preservation of plant remains, giving a window into the diets of hominins.
Research by Ian Towle and coworkers finds that Homo naledi may have been eating foods with lots of grit.
The frequency of M3 agenesis varies greatly among human populations. It may have to do with agricultural diets, but anthropologists aren't sure.
My notes on a publication describing evidence for cooking and eating fish, crabs, and plants
Notes on a study by José Joordens and coworkers on the Trinil collection associated with Eugene Dubois' original Pithecanthropus dig