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News 2011

Two in the year's 10 biggest stories

Posted on Wednesday 21 December 2011

Two papers appear in the top 10 biggest science stories from PNAS and the Guardian

Unleashing palaeoproteomics

Posted on Saturday 10 December 2011

First ancient proteome reported

MSc in Human Evolution launched

Posted on Friday 9 December 2011

An unique MSc with special focus on modern imaging and quantitative methods

€4.3M International Project to study the Transatlantic Slave Trade launched

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2011

New European-funded research network that will bring together an unprecedented range of young researchers to examine the history of the transatlantic slave trade

PNAS: Palaeolithic horses finally spotted

Posted on Monday 7 November 2011

Eighteen were bay, seven were black..., but six had spots.

Penny Spikins in New Scientist

Posted on Sunday 6 November 2011

Mental problems gave early humans an edge

Nature: Jawbone from Devon provides new clues about early humans

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2011

Palaeo have played a key role in an international project to find out more about when our earliest ancestors arrived in Europe.

Nature: Future survival of animals unknown in climate change age

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2011

Mega study of megafauna

PNAS: Culinary clues from earliest Baltic pottery

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2011

Farming made no immediate impression on Baltic hunter-gatherer-potters, who still used their pots to cook fish

Palaeo Launch a 'huge success'

Posted on Sunday 23 October 2011

the largest lecture theater is sold out a week before launch

Current Biology: Researchers trace evolution of diversity in Hawaiian Honeycreepers

Posted on Friday 21 October 2011

An international team of scientists has determined the evolutionary family tree for one of the most strikingly diverse and endangered bird families in the world, the Hawaiian honeycreepers.

York research centre investigates the origins of humans

Posted on Monday 17 October 2011

A new research centre encompassing experts ranging from historians to biomolecular chemists has been established by the University of York and the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) to investigate human origins.

Nature Comms: Domestication of horses leads to boring stallions

Posted on Tuesday 23 August 2011

Absence of genetic diversity the result of domestication

Nature: Research progresses at a snails pace

Posted on Thursday 4 August 2011

but builds new Quaternary Chronology for Britian

PNAS: Cooked or crocked?

Posted on Tuesday 31 May 2011

Palaeo researcher challenges interpretation of Neanderthal Starch

Was that bone boiled?

Posted on Monday 31 January 2011

Hannah studies the mystery of the 'Lost Cannibals of Europe'

Nicky is the Key at Jorvik conference

Posted on Friday 28 January 2011

Nicky Milner delivers the keynote at the York Archaeological Trust's conference

Malin finds African remains in Roman cemetery

Posted on Thursday 27 January 2011

Intriguing find in Stratford-upon-Avon