Africa

78,000-year-old record of Middle and Later Stone Age innovation in an East African tropical forest

Shipton, C, Roberts, P, Archer, W, Armitage, SJ, Bita, C, Blinkhorn, J, Courtney-Mustaphi, C, Crowther, A, Curtis, R, Errico, Fd’, Douka, K, Faulkner, P, Groucutt, HS, Helm, R, Herries, AIR, Jembe, S, Kourampas, N, Lee-Thorp, J, Marchant, R, Mercader, J, Marti, APitarch, Prendergast, ME, Rowson, B, Tengeza, A, Tibesasa, R, White, TS, Petraglia, MD, Boivin, N. 78,000-year-old record of Middle and Later Stone Age innovation in an East African tropical forest. Nature Communications. 2018;9(1):1832.

Did Our Species Evolve in Subdivided Populations across Africa, and Why Does It Matter?

Scerri, EML, Thomas, MG, Manica, A, Gunz, P, Stock, JT, Stringer, C, Grove, M, Groucutt, HS, Timmermann, A, G. Rightmire, P, d’Errico, F, Tryon, CA, Drake, NA, Brooks, AS, Dennell, RW, Durbin, R, Henn, BM, Lee-Thorp, J, deMenocal, P, Petraglia, MD, Thompson, JC, Scally, A, Chikhi, L. Did Our Species Evolve in Subdivided Populations across Africa, and Why Does It Matter?. Trends in Ecology & EvolutionTrends in Ecology & Evolution. 2018;33(8):582-594.

A two-million-year-long hydroclimatic context for hominin evolution in southeastern Africa

Caley, T, Extier, T, Collins, JA, Schefuß, E, Dupont, L, Malaizé, B, Rossignol, L, Souron, A, McClymont, EL, Jimenez-Espejo, FJ, García-Comas, C, Eynaud, F, Martinez, P, Roche, DM, Jorry, SJ, Charlier, K, Wary, M, Gourves, P, Billy, I, Giraudeau, J. A two-million-year-long hydroclimatic context for hominin evolution in southeastern Africa. Nature. 2018.

Genetic ancestry and population differences in levels of inflammatory cytokines in women: Role for evolutionary selection and environmental factors

Yao, S, Hong, C, Ruiz-Narváez, EA, Evans, SS, Zhu, Q, Schaefer, BA, Yan, L, Coignet, MV, Lunetta, KL, Sucheston-Campbell, LE, Lee, K, Bandera, EV, Troester, MA, Rosenberg, L, Palmer, JR, Olshan, AF, Ambrosone, CB. Genetic ancestry and population differences in levels of inflammatory cytokines in women: Role for evolutionary selection and environmental factors. PLOS GeneticsPLOS Genetics. 2018;14(6):e1007368 - .

A multivariate assessment of the Dali hominin cranium from China: Morphological affinities and implications for Pleistocene evolution in East Asia

Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations

Crawford, NG, Kelly, DE, Hansen, MEB, Beltrame, MH, Fan, S, Bowman, SL, Jewett, E, Ranciaro, A, Thompson, S, Lo, Y, Pfeifer, SP, Jensen, JD, Campbell, MC, Beggs, W, Hormozdiari, F, Mpoloka, SWata, Mokone, GGeorge, Nyambo, T, Meskel, DWolde, Belay, G, Haut, J, Rothschild, H, Zon, L, Zhou, Y, Kovacs, MA, Xu, M, Zhang, T, Bishop, K, Sinclair, J, Rivas, C, et al. Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations. Science. 2017.

Reconstructing Prehistoric African Population Structure

Skoglund, P, Thompson, JC, Prendergast, ME, Mittnik, A, Sirak, K, Hajdinjak, M, Salie, T, Rohland, N, Mallick, S, Peltzer, A, Heinze, A, Olalde, I, Ferry, M, Harney, E, Michel, M, Stewardson, K, Cerezo-Román, JI, Chiumia, C, Crowther, A, Gomani-Chindebvu, E, Gidna, AO, Grillo, KM, I. Helenius, T, Hellenthal, G, Helm, R, Horton, M, López, S, Mabulla, AZP, Parkington, J, Shipton, C, et al. Reconstructing Prehistoric African Population Structure. Cell. 2017;171(1):59 - 71.e21.

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