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Ancient faeces reveal how ‘marsh diet’ left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

‘Coprolites’ from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia show the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms that can be spread by eating raw fish, frogs and shellfish.

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Honorary degree for Emeritus Disney Professor

Graeme Barker CBE awarded Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Leicester.

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Evidence for different climatic adaptation strategies in human and non-human primates

New study suggests that the ability to adapt behaviourally, rather than biologically, was likely key to our evolutionary success and to how we came to be the last surviving human species.

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Lecturer in Comparative Human Biology announced

Dr Rihlat Said Mohamed announced as new lecturer in the Department of Archaeology

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Gorillas found to live in ‘complex’ societies, suggesting deep roots of human social evolution

Gorillas have more complex social structures than previously thought, from lifetime bonds forged between distant relations, to “social tiers” with striking parallels to traditional human societies, according to a new study.

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Ancient faeces reveal how ‘marsh diet’ left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

Aug 16, 2019

‘Coprolites’ from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia show the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms that can be spread by eating raw fish, frogs and shellfish.

Honorary degree for Emeritus Disney Professor

Aug 02, 2019

Graeme Barker CBE awarded Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Leicester.

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