Anthropogeny Publications Exchange (APE)

The Anthropogeny Publications Exchange (APE) is a resource for anthropogeny-related publications informing on human evolution, origins, and uniqueness. It also serves as a reference repository for the Matrix of Comparative Anthropogeny (MOCA). The number of possible additions to APE are limitless, however we have chosen to focus on those with a maximum relevance to anthropogeny using the following criteria:

  • Relevance for understanding the evolutionary origins of the human species
  • Research that informs on the origins of uniquely human features
  • Comparative studies of other species relevant to understanding human uniqueness
  • Broad interest and appeal to CARTA members
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https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.add9115 Early lived at high altitudes and produced both Oldowan and Acheulean tools. M. Mussi et al. 0 2023 2023-10-25
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06055-y A weakly structured stem for human origins in Africa. A. Ragsdale et al. 0 2023 2023-05-22
https://www.nature.com/articles/s42003-023-05517-3 Fermentation technology as a driver of human brain expansion. K. Bryant et al. 0 2023 2023-12-06
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/evan.21986 Male-male relationships in chimpanzees and the evolution of human pair bonds. A. Sandel 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adf0834 Single-cell analysis of prenatal and postnatal human cortical development. D. Velmeshev et al. 0 2023 2023-10-25
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666979X22002117?via%3Dihub Genetic adaptation to pathogens and increased risk of inflammatory disorders in post-Neolithic Europe. G. Kerner et al. 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10661312/ Frontal mechanisms underlying primate calls recognition by humans. L. Ceravolo et al. 0 2023 2023-12-24
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.add8186 Hunting and processing of straight-tusked elephants 125.000 years ago: Implications for Neanderthal behavior S. Gaudzinski-Windheuser et al. 0 Organized Hunting for Meat 2023 2023-02-03
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2311118120 Hedonic eating, obesity, and addiction result from increased neuropeptide Y in the nucleus accumbens during human brain evolution. M. Raghanti et al. 0 2023 2023-09-16
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.24718 Homo medicus: The transition to meat eating increased pathogen pressure and the use of pharmacological plants in Homo. E. Hagen et al. 0 2023 2023-03-23
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adg0844 Cooperation across social borders in bonobos. L. Samuni et al. 0 2023 2023-12-06
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abm7047 Human generation times across the past 250,000 years R. Wang et al. 0 2023 2023-01-10
https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.2218096120?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub++0pubmed& The evolution of early hominin food production and sharing. I. Alger et al. 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abn2253 The functional and evolutionary impacts of human-specific deletions in conserved elements J. Xue et al. 0 2023 2023-05-02
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1097276523000758 Evolutionary origins and interactomes of human, young microproteins and small peptides translated from short open reading frames C. Sandmann et al. 0 2023 2023-10-24
https://doi.org/10.1093/pnasnexus/pgad384 Temperature shapes language sonority: Revalidation from a large dataset T. Wang et al. 0 2023 2023-12-06
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.24679 Crown tissue proportions and enamel thickness distribution in early Pleistocene Homo antecessor maxillary premolars (Atapuerca, Spain) L. Martín-Francés et al. 0 Enamel Structure and Enamel Thickness, Growth of Enamel and Dentine 2023 2023-01-25
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36987563/ Evolutionary Genetics and Admixture in African Populations. A. Pfennig et al. 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.ade9516?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed Comparative transcriptomics reveals human-specific cortical features. N. Jorstad et al. 0 2023 2023-10-25
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06457-y The complete sequence of a human Y chromosome. A. Rhie et al. 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2304903120?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub++0pubmed Bonobos and chimpanzees remember familiar conspecifics for decades. L. Lewis et al. 0 2023 2023-12-24
https://www.cell.com/iscience/fulltext/S2589-0042(22)02181-2?_returnURL=https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2589004222021812?showall=true Genetic and functional odorant receptor variation in the Homo lineage C. de March et al. 0 Sense of Smell 2023 2023-02-03
https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-023-03019-3 The relationship between regulatory changes in cis and trans and the evolution of gene expression in humans and chimpanzees. K. Barr et al. 0 2023 2023-09-14
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1074761323000389?via%3Dihub Archaic humans have contributed to large-scale variation in modern human T cell receptor genes. M. Corcoran et al. 0 2023 2023-02-24
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666675823001558?via%3Dihub "Dragon man" prompts rethinking of Middle Pleistocene hominin systematics in Asia. C. Bae et al. 0 2023 2023-12-06
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959774322000415 An Upper Palaeolithic Proto-writing System and Phenological Calendar B. Bacon et al. 0 Art, Symbolic Representation 2023 2023-01-05
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-023-37549-4 Whole mitogenomes reveal that NW Africa has acted both as a source and a destination for multiple human movements. J. Aizpurua-Iraola et al. 0 2023 2023-09-12
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982222001312 A neural population selective for song in human auditory cortex S. Norman-Haignere et al. 0 Music 2022 2024-05-17
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00429-021-02369-7 Distribution of brain oxytocin and vasopressin V1a receptors in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): comparison with humans and other primate species. C. Flattery et al. 0 2022 2023-01-16
https://anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.24883 Taphonomic-forensic analysis of the hominin skulls from the Sima de los Huesos. N. Sala et al. 0 2022 2023-09-12
https://academic.oup.com/mbe/article/39/10/msac183/6677382 Signatures of Convergent Evolution and Natural Selection at the Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene Region are Correlated with Agriculture in Ethnically Diverse Africans. M. McQuillan et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1010470 Denisovan introgression has shaped the immune system of present-day Papuans D. Vespasiani et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2022.1078 Genomic evidence for ancient human migration routes along South America's Atlantic coast A. Santos et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-24403-2 The adaptive significance of human scleral brightness: an experimental study. S. Wacewicz et al. 0 Sclera Pigmentation 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.2115540119 No sustained increase in zooarchaeological evidence for carnivory after the appearance of Homo erectus A. Barr et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://elifesciences.org/articles/80820 Mountain gorillas maintain strong affiliative biases for maternal siblings despite high male reproductive skew and extensive exposure to paternal kin. N. Grebe et al. 0 2022 2023-02-10
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763422004377?via%3Dihub Sex, love and oxytocin: Two metaphors and a molecule. S. Carter 0 Mating Effort, Pair-bonding , Parental Investment 2022 2023-01-16
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618222002634 The origin of the Homo sapiens lineage: When and where? J. de Castro et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
Using microartifacts to infer Middle Pleistocene lifeways at Schöningen, Germany. F. Venditti et al. 0 Tool Manufacture and Use 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982222016013?via%3Dihub Inter-individual coordination in walking chimpanzees. M. Schweinfurth et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/epdf/10.1098/rstb.2020.0317 The origins of human cumulative culture: from the foraging niche to collective intelligence. A. Migliano et al. 0 2022 2022-12-30
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221112472201107X?via%3Dihub Molecular archaeology of human cognitive traits. J. Kaczanowska et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://academic.oup.com/gbe/article/14/4/evac045/6563828 Genetics and Material Culture Support Repeated Expansions into Paleolithic Eurasia from a Population Hub Out of Africa. L. Vallini et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-20582-0#Abs1 Frontiers of the Lower Palaeolithic expansion in Europe: Tunel Wielki Cave (Poland) M. Kot et al. 0 2022 2023-01-10
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abn9889?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed Foraging complexity and the evolution of childhood. I. Pretelli et al. 0 Childhood 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.2109315119?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed A Neandertal dietary conundrum: Insights provided by tooth enamel Zn isotopes from Gabasa, Spain. K. Jaouen et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rstb.2020.0319 Cumulative cultural evolution, population structure and the origin of combinatoriality in human language. S. Kirby et al. 0 2022 2022-12-30
https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/s13423-022-02202-0 The sound of swearing: Are there universal patterns in profanity? S. Lev-Ari et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-05283-y Genetic insights into the social organization of Neanderthals L. Skov et al. 0 2022 2024-06-13
https://www.cambridge.org/core/article/cooking-in-caves-palaeolithic-carbonised-plant-food-remains-from-franchthi-and-shanidar/0CB510C9E528CD7AD923469D78E14E42 Cooking in caves: Palaeolithic carbonised plant food remains from Franchthi and Shanidar C. Kabukcu et al. 0 Control of Fire, Cooking 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.nature.com/articles/s42003-022-03962-0 The ecology and epidemiology of malaria parasitism in wild chimpanzee reservoirs. E. Scully et al. 0 2022 2023-09-12
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982222009289?via%3Dihub A Late Pleistocene human genome from Southwest China. X. Zhang et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24667 Form, function and evolution of the human hand T. Kivell et al. 0 2022 2022-12-30
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-34416-0 Ancient oral microbiomes support gradual Neolithic dietary shifts towards agriculture A. Quagliariello et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-19162-z#citeas Optimal linear estimation models predict 1400–2900 years of overlap between Homo sapiens and Neandertals prior to their disappearance from France and northern Spain I. Djakovic et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abl6422 Human TKTL1 implies greater neurogenesis in frontal neocortex of modern humans than Neanderthals. A. Pinson et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://elifesciences.org/articles/76911 Complementary evolution of coding and noncoding sequence underlies mammalian hairlessness A. Kowalczyk et al. 0 Hairlessness 2022 2023-01-25
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abm7759?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed Codiversification of gut microbiota with humans. T. Suzuki et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(22)01696-5?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS2211124722016965%3Fshowall%3Dtrue De novo birth of functional microproteins in the human lineage. N. Vakirlis et al. 0 2022 2022-12-26
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.add9752 Wild chimpanzee behavior suggests that a savanna-mosaic habitat did not support the emergence of hominin terrestrial bipedalism. R. Drummond-Clarke et al. 0 Striding Bipedalism 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-25384-y 4000-year-old hair from the Middle Nile highlights unusual ancient DNA degradation pattern and a potential source of early eastern Africa pastoralists. K. Wang et al. 0 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589004222013311?via%3Dihub Interspecific interactions between sympatric apes. C. Sanz et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.pnas.org/doi/suppl/10.1073/pnas.2200689119 Teeth, prenatal growth rates, and the evolution of human-like pregnancy in later . T. Monson et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S0047248422001543?token=96D4F9489CC1FE073DC51037864E44A69BC70979AAE530E7107579CEE09448DABFD25194A919B3963C5DFEB71B6C669E&originRegion=us-east-1&originCreation=20221225172555 Early evidence for bear exploitation during MIS 9 from the site of Schöningen 12 (Germany). I. Verheijen et al. 0 2022 2022-12-25
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-022-01910-z.epdf? Evidence for the cooking of fish 780,000 years ago at Gesher Benot Ya’aqov, Israel I. Zohar et al. 0 Control of Fire, Cooking 2022 2022-12-20
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9704691/ A global analysis of matches and mismatches between human genetic and linguistic histories. C. Barbieri et al. 0 2022 2022-12-19
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abi4642 Subarctic climate for the earliest Homo sapiens in Europe S. Pederzani et al. 0 2021 2022-12-20
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03823-6 Genome of a middle Holocene hunter-gatherer from Wallacea S. Carlhoff et al. 0 2021 2021-08-27
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6538/165 The primitive brain of early Homo M. de León et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/brv.12744 The obstetrical dilemma hypothesis: there's life in the old dog yet. M. Haeusler et al. 0 Assisted Childbirth 2021 2022-12-19
https://www.pnas.org/content/118/33/e2021495118 The symbolic role of the underground world among Middle Paleolithic Neanderthals A. Martí et al. 0 Art, Symbolic Representation 2021 2021-08-06
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abf0130?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed The energetics of uniquely human subsistence strategies. T. Kraft et al. 0 2021 2023-09-12
https://www.cell.com/the-innovation/fulltext/S2666-6758(21)00055-2 Massive cranium from Harbin in northeastern China establishes a new Middle Pleistocene human lineage X. Ni et al. 0 2021 2021-06-30
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(21)00977-5 Philippine Ayta possess the highest level of Denisovan ancestry in the world M. Larena et al. 0 2021 2021-08-18
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03335-3 Initial Upper Palaeolithic humans in Europe had recent Neanderthal ancestry M. Hajdinjak et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.2107621118 The active grandparent hypothesis: Physical activity and the evolution of extended human healthspans and lifespans. D. Lieberman et al. 0 2021 2022-12-19
https://www.pnas.org/content/118/20/e2021655118 The evolution and changing ecology of the African hominid oral microbiome J. Yates et al. 0 2021 2021-06-30
https://www.cell.com/the-innovation/fulltext/S2666-6758(21)00057-6 Late Middle Pleistocene Harbin cranium represents a new Homo species Q. Ji et al. 0 2021 2021-06-30
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajp.23304 Naïve orangutans (Pongo abelii and Pongo pygmaeus) individually acquire nut-cracking using hammer tools E. Bandini et al. 0 Tool Manufacture and Use 2021 2021-08-18
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-021-01443-x A genome sequence from a modern human skull over 45,000 years old from Zlatý kůň in Czechia K. Prüfer et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.cell.com/iscience/fulltext/S2589-0042(21)00956-1 A worked bone assemblage from 120,000–90,000 year old deposits at Contrebandiers Cave, Atlantic Coast, Morocco E. Hallett et al. 0 Personal adornment, Symbolic Representation, Tool Manufacture and Use 2021 2021-09-16
https://www.cell.com/the-innovation/fulltext/S2666-6758(21)00056-4 Geochemical provenancing and direct dating of the Harbin archaic human cranium Q. Shao et al. 0 2021 2021-06-29
https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/23/eabb3424 Direct dating of lithic surface artifacts using luminescence L. Gliganic et al. 0 Tool Making, Tool Manufacture and Use 2021 2021-06-30
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-93829-x Lethal coalitionary attacks of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) on gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in the wild L. Southern et al. 0 2021 2021-08-18
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-021-00735-8 Modelling the end of the Acheulean at global and continental levels suggests widespread persistence into the Middle Palaeolithic A. Key et al. 0 Tool Making, Tool Manufacture and Use 2021 2021-06-30
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03419-0 Innovative Homo sapiens behaviours 105,000 years ago in a wetter Kalahari J. Wilkins et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248421000786?via%3Dihub How did modern morphology evolve in the human mandible? The relationship between static adult allometry and mandibular variability in Homo sapiens. I. Bergmann et al. 0 2021 2022-12-19
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095927321006174 Earliest parietal art: hominin hand and foot traces from the middle Pleistocene of Tibet D. Zhang et al. 0 Art, Symbolic Representation 2021 2021-09-16
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-22208-x New hominin remains and revised context from the earliest Homo erectus locality in East Turkana, Kenya A. Hammond et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811920311708?via%3Dihub Imaging evolution of the primate brain: the next frontier? P. Friedrich et al. 0 2021 2022-12-19
https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/29/eabc0776 An ancestral recombination graph of human, Neanderthal, and Denisovan genomes N. Schaefer et al. 0 2021 2021-08-18
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03675-0 Pleistocene sediment DNA reveals hominin and faunal turnovers at Denisova Cave E. Zavala et al. 0 2021 2021-06-30
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.24247 The evolution of the human trophic level during the Pleistocene M. Ben-Dor et al. 0 Carnivory, Organized Hunting for Meat, Organized Scavenging for Meat, Trophic Level 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627321005808 Rewiring of human neurodevelopmental gene regulatory programs by human accelerated regions K. Girskis et al. 0 2021 2021-09-16
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-83413-8?utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=commission_junction&utm_campaign=3_nsn6445_deeplink_PID100052172&utm_content=deeplink Tracking late Pleistocene Neandertals on the Iberian coast E. Mayoral et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364661321001753 The Cognitive Science of Technology D. Stout 0 2021 2021-08-06
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6549/1429 Middle Pleistocene Homo behavior and culture at 140,000 to 120,000 years ago and interactions with Homo sapiens Y. Zaidner et al. 0 Tool Making, Tool Manufacture and Use 2021 2021-06-30
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-021-01431-1#citeas Divergence-time estimates for hominins provide insight into encephalization and body mass trends in human evolution H. Püschel et al. 0 Brain Size 2021 2021-04-02
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsfs.2020.0083 The cranial biomechanics and feeding performance of Homo floresiensis R. Cook et al. 0 2021 2021-08-27
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1751696X.2021.1903177?casa_token=8ooGT9zoZvcAAAAA%3ALyJCGNa-r6jT0nrdc0iKa2T6dIS5C0Ag9e4l6jXYQUPsFVMq7m3_bOgYdC2VlFAuLw7hvzB9NIkHag Hypoxia in Paleolithic decorated caves: the use of artificial light in deep caves reduces oxygen concentration and induces altered states of consciousness Y. Kedar et al. 0 2021 2021-04-16

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