Human evolutionary biologist Professor Tanya Smith has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship worth $1,075,728 to investigate prehistoric human population growth by analysing the teeth of ancient children.
New archaeological research demonstrates earliest projectile technology in the tropical rainforests of Sri Lanka.
Last known remains of modern human ancestors dated by Griffith archaeologist.
Genetic diversity suggests priests and villagers able to tame wild ibises each year for mummification by the millions.
Griffith University has participated in the first international dating study of the fluvial terraces of the Lower Moulouya river in northeast Morocco.
If the human race had run differently, modern man might have descended from Neanderthals, or some other species of ancient hominin. Instead, Homo sapiens won world domination, and researchers from Griffith University’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) are at the forefront of re-tracing that ancient ‘race’ to ultimate victory. Griffith University’s signature event […]
When Griffith Associate Professor Tanya Smith entertains the World Science Festival Brisbane audience with the many tales teeth tell, they’ll be pondering much more than what they’ve just eaten at the Brainfood Breakfast event (22 March). The Biological Anthropologist turns back time to reveal the secrets of ancient teeth and the stories they tell of human […]