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Research Stories

Casts of two key specimens: Paranthropus aethiopicus (left) and P. boisei (right). (Courtesy of Zeresenay Alemseged)

Changing Landscapes, Changing Diets: How Fossilized Teeth Reveal Dietary Shifts

Using fossilized teeth uncovered in Ethiopia, a team led by CASHP postdoctoral researcher Enquye Negash traced how an ecological change nearly 3 million years ago forced a dietary shift among ancient herbivores like antelopes and pigs.
Photo of a chimpanzee in the wild

For Chimpanzees, Salt and Pepper Hair Not a Marker of Old Age

A new study from CASHP's Primate Genomics Laboratory finds there is significant variation in how chimpanzees experience pigment loss.
The summer 2019 Koobi Fora Field School class

NSF Grants Expand Koobi Fora's Reach

Grants totaling $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation will broaden the research and learning experiences for CCAS students participating in the Kenyan field school.