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02-10-2015

Reconstructed for the first time the hearing of the first hominids

It has been made with three dimensional models of the ear cavities by an international team with the participation of one researcher from IPHES. The study concludes that early hominids had a hearing similar to chimpanzees, but with differences that already closer to modern human. The impact of the previous study about the acoustic capabilities of the preneandertals at Atapuerca has allowed the realization of this research in  Australopithecus and Paranthropus.

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07-07-2015

More than 5.000 archaeological remains of over 14.000 years found in Molí del Salt site

Most of them lithic artifacts and faunal remains from different species. New evidences of mobile art, shell beads and several stones covered with red pigment have been also found.

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14-06-2015

30 IPHES and URV members are working these days at the excavations of Atapuerca

70 people will participate in the Atapuerca excavation during the first 15 days and in July the team will increase until approximately 200 members.

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10-06-2015

Eudald Carbonell leaves the board of the IPHES and returns to teaching at the URV

The Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution is conducting an international search for a new director after Eudald Carbonell announced that he was standing down in order to spend more time carrying out research in Africa. He will also return to teaching as a professor at the URV and will continue to play a key role in the Atapuerca Foundation.

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22-04-2015

An extra molar is identified for the first time in an Atapuerca hominid

The presence of a fourth or extra molar in ancient populations is recognized for the first time by a scientific publication. This individual suffered dental decay, abscesses, pulpits, periodontal disease, severe dental wear and tooth picking marks.

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CEICS in images

Video overview of the main activities carried out in the CEICS project since 2010.

Duration : 6m 18s

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The ICAC participates in the biomedical research project Medigene

The Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) participates in an European project to...

Duration : 5m 57s

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International Staff Training Week: "Train the trainers"

The URV's International Staff Training Week - Train the trainers is aimed at providing trainers...

Duration : 3m 28s

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