Lay summary authored by Ian Towle. The paper can be read in Open Quaternary: http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.48 It is well known that the outer layer of a tooth, enamel, can’t repair after it has been removed through injury, wear or a cavity. However, … Continue reading
Lay summary authored by Robert Harbert. Their full paper can be read in Open Quaternary: http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.46 During a 1980 episode of Cosmos Carl Sagan said “You have to know the past to understand the present.”2 For those of us who study geographic … Continue reading
Lay summary authored by Katarzyna Marcisz. Their full paper can be read in Open Quaternary: http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.44 In the recent years news agencies inform about catastrophic wildfires taking place in forests in different areas worldwide. Canada (Fort McMurray 2016), Chile (Mediterranean Central Chile … Continue reading
Lay summary authored by Emily Lena Jones. Their full paper can be read in Open Quaternary: http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.43 Distinguishing between domestic dogs and wild canids (such as coyotes and wolves) from bone fragments alone is a perennial challenge for zooarchaeologists. The canid remains … Continue reading
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Open Quaternary is welcoming 36 new members to its Editorial Board in July 2018. Here we introduce the new members in the slideshow below. The full editorial board can be found at https://www.openquaternary.com/about/editorialteam/.
Lay summary authored by Felix Riede & Livija Ivanovaitė. Their full paper can be read in Open Quaternary: http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.39 Around 22,000 years ago, at the height of the last ice, northern Europe was entirely devoid of human populations. Archaeological evidence suggests that … Continue reading
This post is by Cyler Conrad and co-authors of the recently published paper “Ancient DNA Analysis and Stable Isotope Ecology of Sea Turtles (Cheloniidae) from the Gold Rush-era (1850s) Eastern Pacific Ocean.” Cyler holds a PhD in anthropology from the … Continue reading