• Behaviourally modern humans in coastal southern Africa experienced an increasingly continental climate during the transition from Marine Isotope Stage 5 to 4 

      Göktürk, Ozan Mert; Simon, Margit Hildegard; Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Zhang, Zhongshi; van der Bilt, Willem Godert Maria; Mørkved, Pål Tore; D’Andrea, William J.; Niekerk, Karen Loise van; Henshilwood, Christopher Stuart; Armitage, Simon James; Jansen, Eystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023-07-25)
      Unravelling evolution-by-environment interactions on the gut microbiome is particularly relevant considering the unprecedented level of human-driven disruption of the ecological and evolutionary trajectories of species. ...
    • An initial assessment of zooarchaeological assemblage sizes from South Africa 

      Badenhorst, Shaw; Mthombothi, Nomaswazi; Niekerk, Karen Loise van; Henshilwood, Christopher Stuart (Journal article, 2022)
      Large faunal assemblages remain a concern in zooarchaeology. Without sufficiently large assemblages, interpretations about the past are less secure. The number of potential taxa in an assemblage is related to various factors ...
    • Rhinoceros from the Middle Stone Age in the Eastern and Western Cape of South Africa 

      Badenhorst, Shaw; Ratshinanga, Rialivhuwa; Parrini, Francesca; Niekerk, Karen Loise van; Henshilwood, Christopher Stuart (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In southern Africa, the Middle Stone Age (MSA), spanning more than 200,000 years, is a critical time period, in which Homo sapiens first appears. MSA sites located in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces of South Africa ...