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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Research articles

Gravel-Miguel, C, Cristiani, E, Hodgkins, J, Orr CM, Strait, DS, Peresani, M,   Benazzi M, Pothier-Bouchard G, Keller HM, Meyer D,  Drohobytsky d, Talamo S, Panetta D, Zupancich A,  Miller CE,  Negrino F,  Riel-Salvatore J (2022). The Ornaments of the Arma Veirana Early Mesolithic Infant Burial. J Archaeol Method Theory . https://doi.org/10.1007/s10816-022-09573-7

Figus C, Stephens NB, Sorrentino R, Bortolini E, Arrighi S, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M,Silvestrini S, Baruffaldi F, Belcastro MG, Bernardini F, Erjavec I, Festa A, Hajdu T, Mateovics-László O, Pap I, Szeniczey T, Tuniz C, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. (2022). Human talar ontogeny: Insights from morphological and trabecular changes during postnatal growth. American Journal of Biological Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24596

Oxilia, G, Bortolini, E, Marciani, G, Menghi Sartorio, JC, Vazzana, A, Bettuzzi, M, Panetta, D, Arrighi, S, Badino, F, Figus, C, Lugli, F, Romandini, M, Silvestrini, S, Sorrentino, R, Moroni, A, Donadio, C, Morigi, MP, Slon, V, Piperno, M, Talamo, S, Collina, C, Benazzi, S. (2022). Direct evidence that late Neanderthal occupation precedes a technological shift in southwestern Italy. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 1– 13. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24593

Marciani G 2022. Technological behavior of the last Neanderthal and first Sapiens in Italy. ROCEEH -The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of HumansNewsletter 20-2022.  Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Rossini M, Marciani G, Arrighi S, Pereira Santos MC, Spagnolo V, Ronchitelli A, Benazzi S, Moroni A, 2022. Less is more! Uluzzian technical behaviour at the cave site of Castelcivita (southern Italy). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 44, 103494. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2022.103494

Figus C, Stephens NB, Sorrentino R, Bortolini E, Arrighi S, Higgins OA, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Baruffaldi F, Belcastro MG, Bernardini F, Festa A, Hajdu T, Mateovics-László O, Pap I, Szeniczey T, Tuniz C, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Morphologies in-between: the impact of the first steps on the human talus. The Anatomical Record. https://doi.org/10.1002/ar.25010

Lugli F, Nava A, Sorrentino R, Vazzana A, Bortolini E, Oxilia G, Silvestrini S, Nannini N, Bondioli L, Fewlass H, Talamo S, Bard E, Mancini L, Müller W, Romandini M, Benazzi S (2022) Tracing the mobility of a Late Epigravettian (~13 ka) male infant from Grotte di Pradis (Northeastern Italian Prealps) at high-temporal resolution. Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-12193-6.

Vallini, L., Marciani, G., Aneli, S., Bortolini, E., Benazzi, S., Pievani, T., & Pagani, L. (2022). Genetics and material culture support repeated expansions into Paleolithic Eurasia from a population hub out of Africa. Genome biology and evolution, 14(4), https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evac045

Hodgkins J., Orr CM.,  Gravel-Miguel C., Riel-Salvatore J., Miller CE.,  Bondioli L., Nava A., Lugli F.,  Talamo S.,  Hajdinjak M., Cristiani E.,  Romandini M., Meyer D.,  Drohobytsky D.,  Kuester F.,  Pothier-Bouchard G.,  Buckley M., Mancini M., Baruffaldi F., Silvestrini S., Arrighi S., Keller H.,  Belén Griggs R., Peresani M., Strait D.,  Benazzi S.,  Negrino F., 2021 An infant burial from Arma Veirana in northwestern Italy provides insights into funerary practices and female personhood in early Mesolithic Europe. Sci Rep 11, 23735 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-02804-z

Picin A., Benazzi S., Blasco R., Hajdinjak M., Helgen K., Hublin JJ., Rosell J., Skoglund P., Stringer C., Talamo S. 2021 Comment on “A global environmental crisis 42,000 years ago” Science, 374, Issue 6570. DOI: 10.1126/science.abi8330

Sorrentino R., Stephens N.,  Marchi D., DeMars L.J.D., Figus C., Bortolini E., Badino F.,  Saers J.P.P., Bettuzzi M., Boschin F., Capecchi G., Feletti F., Guarnieri T., May H., Morigi M.P., Parr W., Ricci S., Ronchitelli A., Stock J.T., Carlson J.K.  Ryan T.M., Belcastro M.G., Benazzi S. 2021. Unique foot posture in Neanderthals reflects their body mass and high mechanical stress. Journal of Human Evolution, 161, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2021.103093.

Heydari-Guran S., Benazzi S., Talamo S., Ghasidian E., Hariri N., Oxilia G., Asiabani S.,  Azizi F., Naderi R., Safaierad R., Hublin JJ., Foley R., Lahr M. 2021 The discovery of an in situ Neanderthal remain in the Bawa Yawan Rockshelter, West-Central Zagros Mountains, Kermanshah. PLoS ONE 16(8): e0253708. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253708

Spinapolice, E. E.,  Zerboni, A., Meyer, M. C., Talamo, S., Mariani, G. S.,  Gliganic, L. A.,  Buti, L.,  Fusco, M., Maiorano, M. P., Silvestrini, S., Sorrentino, R.,  Vazzana, A., Romandini, M., Fiorini, A., Curci, A., Benazzi, S., 2021. Back to Uluzzo – archaeological, palaeoenvironmental and chronological context of the Mid–Upper Palaeolithic sequence at Uluzzo C Rock Shelter (Apulia, southern Italy). Journal of Quaternary Science  https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3349

Silvestrini, S., Romandini, M., Marciani, G., Arrighi, S., Carrera, L., Fiorini, A., López-García, J. M., Lugli, F., Ranaldo, F., Slon, V., Tassoni, L., Higgins, O. A., Bortolini, E., Curci, A., Meyer, M., Meyer, M. C., Oxilia, G., Zerboni, A., Benazzi, S., Spinapolice E. E.  2021. Integrated multidisciplinary ecological analysis from the Uluzzian settlement at the Uluzzo C Rock Shelter, south-eastern Italy. Journal of Quaternary Science https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3341

Terlato, G., Lubrano, V., Romandini, M., Marin-Arroyo, A.B., Benazzi, S., Peresani, M. 2021. Late Neanderthal subsistence at San Bernardino cave (Berici hills – Northeastern Italy) inferred from zooarchaeological data. Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary https://doi.org/10.26382/AMQ.2021.10

Boschin, F.,  Columbu, A.,  Spagnolo,  V.,  Crezzini, J.,  Bahain, JJ.,  Falguères, C.,  Benazzi, S.,  Boscato, P.,  Ronchitelli, A., Moroni, A.,   Martini, I. 2021. Human occupation continuity in southern Italy towards the end of the Middle Palaeolithic: a palaeoenvironmental perspective from Apulia. Journal of Quaternary Science.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3319

Bortolini, E., Pagani, L., Oxilia, G., Posth, C., Fontana, F., Badino, F., Saupe, T., Montinaro, F., Margaritora, D., Romandini, M., Lugli, F., Papini, A., Boggioni, M., Perrini, N., Oxilia, A., Cigliano, R.A., Barcelona, R., Visentin, D., Fasser, N., Arrighi, S., Figus, C., Marciani, G., Silvestrini, S., Bernardini, F., Menghi Sartorio, J.C., Fiorenza, L., Cecchi, J.M., Tuniz, C., Kivisild, T., Gianfrancesco, F., Peresani, M., Scheib, C.L., Talamo, S., D’Esposito, M., Benazzi, S., 2021. Early Alpine occupation backdates westward human migration in Late Glacial Europe. Current Biology. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2021.03.078

Oxilia, G., Sartorio, J.C.M., Bortolini, E., Zampirolo, G., Papini, A., Boggioni, M., Martini, S., Marciani, F., Arrighi, S., Figus, C., Marciani, G.,  Romandini, M., Silvestrini, S., Pedrosi, M.E., Tommaso, M., Riga, A., Kullmer, O., Sarig, R.,  Fiorenza, L., Giganti, M., Sorrentino, R., Belcastro, M.G., Moggi Cecchi, J., Benazzi, S. 2021. Exploring directional and fluctuating asymmetry in the human palate during growth 1–18. Am J Phys Anthropol  doi:10.1002/ajpa.24293

Arrighi, S., Marciani, G., Rossini, M., Pereira Santos, M. C., Fiorini, A., Martini, I., Aureli, D., Badino, F., Bortolini, E., Figus, C., Lugli, F., Oxilia, G., Romandini, M., Silvestrini, S., Ronchitelli, A., Moroni, M., Benazzi, S., 2020. Between the hammerstone and the anvil: bipolar knapping and other percussive activities in the late Mousterian and the Uluzzian of Grotta di Castelcivita (Italy). Archaeol Anthropol Sci 12, 271 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-020-01216-w (post-print)

Nava A, Lugli F, Romandini M, Badino F, Evans D,  Helbling AH,  Oxilia G , Arrighi S,  Bortolini E, Delpiano D , Duches R , Figus C, Livraghi A,  Marciani G, Silvestrini S, Cipriani A, Giovanardi T , Pini R, Tuniz C, Bernardini F,  Dori I, Coppa A, Cristiani E , Dean C, Bondioli L, Peresani M, Müller W, and Benazzi S. 2020. Early life of Neanderthals. PNAS 117 (46) 28719-28726  ttps://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2011765117

Badino F, Pini R, Bertuletti P, Ravazzi C, Margaritora D, Monegato G, Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Benazzi S. 2020. The fast-acting “pulse” of Heinrich Stadial 3 in a mid-latitude boreal ecosystemSci Rep 10, 18031 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74905-0

Bailey SE, Sorrentino R, Mancuso G, Hublin JJ, Benazzi S. 2020. Taxonomic differences in deciduous lower first molar crown outlines of Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis. J Hum Evol. 147, 102864, doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102864  (postprint) (SOM)

Picin A, Hajdinjak M, Nowaczewska W, Benazzi S, Urbanowski M, Marciszak A, Fewlass H, Socha P, Stefaniak K, Żarski M, Wiśniewski A, Hublin JJ, Nadachowski A, Talamo S. 2020. New perspectives on Neanderthal dispersal and turnover from Stajnia Cave (Poland). Sci Rep. 10, 14778

Columbu AChiarini VSpötl CBenazzi SHellstrom JCheng HDe Waele J. 2020. Speleothem record attests to stable environmental conditions during Neanderthal–modern human turnover in southern Italy. Nat Ecol Evol. 4, 1188-1195.

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Badino F, Bernardini F, Gazzoni V, Lugli F, Romandini M, Radini A, Terlato G, Marciani G, Silvestrini S, Menghi Sartorio JC, Thun Hohenstein U, Fiorenza L, Kullmer O, Tuniz C, Moggi Cecchi J, Talamo S, Fontana F, Peresani M, Benazzi S, Cristiani E. 2020. Exploring late Paleolithic and Mesolithic diet in the Eastern Alpine region of Italy through multiple proxies. Am J Phys Anthropol.  doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24128.

Romandini M, Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Peyrégne S, Delpiano D, Nava A, Panetta D, DiDomenico G, Martini P, Arrighi S, Badino F, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Silvestrini S, Menghi Sartorio JC, Terlato G, Hublin J-J, Meyer M, Bondioli L, Higham T, Slon V, Peresani M, Benazzi S. 2020. A late Neanderthal tooth from northeastern Italy.  J Hum Evol 147, 102867  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102867 (postprint) (SOM postscript)

Benazzi S, Arrighi S, Badino F, Bortlini E, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Boscato P, Cipriani A, Moroni F, Negrino F, Peresani M, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice E. 2020. A focus on the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in the Mediterranean area. Quaternary International, 551:1-6 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.06.029

Sorrentino R, Carlson KJ, Bortolini E, Minghetti C. Feletti F, Fiorenza L, Frost S, Jashashvili T, Parr W, Shaw C, Su A, Turley K, Wroe S, Ryan TM, Belcastro MG, Benazzi S. 2020. Morphometric analysis of the hominin talus: Evolutionary and functional implications, J Hum Evol, 142, 102747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102747 (postprint) (SOM)

Collina  C, Marciani G, Martini I, Donadio C, Repola L, Bortolini E, Arrighi S, Badino F, Figus C, Lugli F, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Piperno M, Benazzi S. 2020. Refining the Uluzzian through a new lithic assemblage from Roccia San Sebastiano (Mondragone, southern Italy). Quaternary International https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.03.056 (postprint)

Lugli F, Weber M, Giovanardi T, Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Jochum KP, Benazzi S and Cipriani A. 2020. Fast offline data reduction of laser ablation MC-ICP-MS Sr isotope measurements via the interactive Excel-based spreadsheet ‘SrDR’. J. Anal. At. Spectrom, https://doi.org/10.1039/C9JA00424F

Sorrentino R, Belcastro MG, Figus C, Stephens NB, Turley K, Harcourt-Smith W, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. 2020. Exploring sexual dimorphism of the modern human talus through geometric morphometric methods. PLoS ONE 15(2): e0229255. https://doi. org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229255

Sorrentino R, Stephens NB, Carlson KJ, Figus C, Fiorenza L, Frost L, Harcourt-Smith W, Parr W, Saers J, Turley K, Wroe S, Belcastro MG, Ryan TM, Benazzi S.. 2020. The influence of mobility strategy on the modern human talus. Am J Phys Anthr., 171(3): 456-469. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23976 (postprint)

Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Tassoni L, Benocci A, Manganelli G, Spagnolo V, Foresi LM, Bambini AM, Lugli F, Badino F, Aureli D, Boschin F, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Silvestrini S, Cipriani A, Romandini M, Peresani M, Ronchitelli A, Moroni A, Benazzi S. 2020. Backdating systematic shell ornament making in Europe to 45,000 years ago​ ​. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences   https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-019-00985-3 (postprint)

Arrighi S, Moroni A, Tassoni L, Boshin F, Badino F, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Crezzini J, Figus C, Forte M, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Negrino F, Riel-Salvatore J, Romandini M, Peresani M, Spinapolice EE, Ronchitelli A, Benazzi S. 2019. Bone tools, ornaments and other unusual objects during the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in Italy. Quaternary International,   DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.11.016 (postprint)

Romandini M, Crezzini J, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Boschin F, Carrera L, Nannini N, Tagliacozzo A, Terlato G, Arrighi S, BAdino F, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Riel-Salvatore J, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice EE, Benazzi S. 2019. Macromammal and bird assemblages across the Late Middle to Upper Palaeolithictransition in Italy: an extended zooarchaeological review. Quaternary International,  DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.11.008 (postprint)

Marciani G, Ronchitelli A, Arrighi S, Badino F, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Boschin F, Crezzini J, Delpiano D, Falcucci A, Figus C, Lugli F, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Riel-Slavatore J, Negrino F, Peresani M, Spinapolice EE, Moroni A, Benazzi S. 2019. Lithic techno-complexes in Italy from 50 to 39 thousand years BP: an overview oflithic technological changes across the Middle-Upper Palaeolithic boundary. Quaternary International., DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.11.005 (postprint)

Sano K, Arrighi S, Stani C, Aureli D, Boschin F, Fiore I, Spagnolo V, Ricci S, Crezzini J, Boscato P, Gala M, Tagliacozzo A, Birarda G, Vaccari L, Ronchitelli A, Moroni A & Benazzi S. 2019. The earliest evidence for mechanically delivered projectile weapons in EuropeNature Ecology & Evolution volume 3, pages 1409–1414 (2019

Badino F, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Margaritora D, Arrighi S, Bortolini E.,Figus C, Giaccio B, Lugli F, Marciani G, Monegato G, Moroni A, Negrino F., Oxilia G, Peresani M, Romandini M, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice EE, Zerboni A, Benazzi S. 2019. An overview of Alpine and Mediterranean palaeogeography, terrestrial ecosystems and climate history during MIS 3 with focus on the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition. Quaternary International,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.09.024. (postprint)

Haile-Selassie Y, Melillo SM, Vazzana A, Benazzi S & Ryan TM. 2019. A 3.8-million-year-old hominin cranium from Woranso-Mille, Ethiopia. Nature, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1513-8

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Capecchi G, Ricci S, Boschin F, Boscato P, Iacumin P, Badino F, Mannino MA, Talamo S, Richards MP, Benazzi S, Ronchitelli A. 2019. Strontium and stable isotope evidence of human mobility strategies across the Last Glacial Maximum in southern Italy. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 905-911. doi: 10.1038/s41559-019-0900-8  (postprint)

Peresani M, Bertola S, Delpiano D, Benazzi S, Romandini M. 2019. The Uluzzian in the north of Italy. Insights around the new evidence at Riparo Broion. Arch Anthrop Sci 11, 3503–3536  (postprint)

Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Kullmer O, Zampirolo G, Mazurier A, Zanolli C, Macchiarelli R. 2019. Dental macrowear and cortical bone distribution of the Neanderthal mandible from Regourdou (Dordogne, Southwestern France). J Hum Evol 132, 174-188

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Arnaud J, Arzarello M, Lembo G, Janssen R, Vonhof H, Peretto C, Benazzi S. 2018. Middle Pleistocene human and animal mobility at Isernia la Pineta: A strontium and oxygen isotope perspective. Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary 31, 79-81

Moroni A, Boschian G,  Crezzini J, Montanari-Canini G, Marciani G, Capecchi; G, Arrighi S; Aureli D, Berto C, Freguglia M, Araujo A, Scaramucci S,  Hublin JJ, Lauer T, Benazzi S, Parenti F, Bonato M, Ricci S, Talamo S, Segre AG, Boschin F, Spagnolo V. 2018. Late Neandertals in central Italy. High-resolution chronicles from Grotta dei Santi (Monte Argentario – Tuscany).  Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.11.021

Romandini M, Terlato G, Nannini N, Tagliacozzo A, Benazzi S, Peresani M. 2018. Bears and humans, a Neanderthal tale. Reconstructing uncommon behaviors from zooarchaeological evidence in southern Europe. J Archaeol Sci 90, 71-91 (PRE-PRINTS)

Moroni A, Ronchitelli A, Arrighi S, Aureli D, Bailey SE, Boscato P, Boschin F, Capecchi G, Crezzini J, Douka K, Marciani G, Panetta D, Ranaldo F, Ricci S, Scaramucci S, Spagnolo V, Benazzi & S, Gambassini P. 2018. Grotta del Cavallo (Apulia – Southern Italy). The Uluzzian in the mirror.  Journal of Anthropological Sciences. Vol. 96 (2018), pp. 1-36                                                                                                                    (for further information about this paper, visit the Blog section of this website)

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Arnaud J, Arzarello M, Peretto C, Benazzi S. 2017. Suspected limited mobility of a Middle Pleistocene woman from Southern Italy: strontium isotopes of a human deciduous tooth. Sci Rep. 7, 8615.

Margherita C, Oxilia G, Barbi V, Panetta D, Hublin JJ, Lordkipanidze D, Meshveliani T, Jakeli N, Matskevich Z, Bar-Yosef O, Belfer-Cohen A, Pinhasi R, Benazzi S. 2017. Morphological description and morphometric analyses of the Upper Palaeolithic human remains from Dzudzuana and Satsurblia caves, western Georgia. J Hum Evol. 113, 83-90. (PRE-PRINTS)

Buti L, Le Cabec A, Panetta D, Tripodi M, Salvadori P, Hublin JJ, Feeney RNM, Benazzi S. 2017. 3D enamel thickness in Neandertal and modern human permanent canines. J Hum Evol. 113, 162-172.


  • Methodological articles

Gatti, L., Lugli, F., Sciutto, G., Zangheri, M., Prati, S., Mirasoli, M., et al. (2022). Combining elemental and immunochemical analyses to characterize diagenetic alteration patterns in ancient skeletal remains. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-14.

Lugli, F., Cipriani, A., Bruno, L., Ronchetti, F., Cavazzuti, C., & Benazzi, S. (2022). A strontium isoscape of Italy for provenance studies. Chemical Geology, 587, 120624

Lugli F, Sciutto G, Olivieri P, Malegori C, Prati S, Gatti L, Silvestrini S, Romandini M, Catelli E, Casale M, Talamo S, Iacumin P, Benazzi S, Mazzeo R (2021) Near-infrared hyperspectral imaging (NIR-HSI) and normalized difference image (NDI) data processing: an advanced method to map collagen in archaeological bones. Talanta, doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2021.122126. (post-print)

Lugli F, Figus C, Silvestrini S, Costa V., Bortolini E, Conti S, Peripoli B. Nava A, Sperduti A, Lamanna L, Bondioli L, Benazzi S. 2020. Sex-related morbidity and mortality in non-adult individuals from the Early Medieval site of Valdaro (Italy): the contribution of dental enamel peptide analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports,  doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102625 (pre-print)

Lugli F, DiRocco G, Vazzana A, Genovese F, Pinetti D, Cilli E, Carile MC, Silvestrini S, Gabanini G, Arrighi S, Buti L, Bortolini E, Cipriani A, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Sorrentino R, Sola M & Benazzi. S. 2019. Enamel peptides reveal the sex of the Late Antique ‘Lovers of Modena’. Sci Rep,  9:13130 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49562-7  

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Tavaglione V, Traversari M, Benazzi S. 2018. Transhumance pastoralism of Roccapelago (Modena, Italy) Early-Modern individuals: inferences from Sr isotopes of hair strands. Am J Phys Anthropol, doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23643 (PRE-PRINTS)

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Martini S, Papini A, Boggioni M, Buti L, Figus C, Sorrentino R, Townsend G, Kaidonis J, Fiorenza L, Cristiani E, Kullmer O, Moggi-Cecchi J, Benazzi S. 2018. The physiological linkage between molar inclination and dental macrowear pattern. Am J Phys Anthropol.; 1–11. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23476     (POST-PRINT)

Sorrentino R, Bortolini E, Lugli F, Mancuso G, Buti L, Oxilia G, Vazzana A, Figus C, Serrangeli MC, Margherita C, Penzo A, Gruppioni G, Gottarelli A, Jochum KP, Belcastro MG, Cipriani A, Feeney RNM, Benazzi S. 2018. Unravelling biocultural population structure in 4th/3rd century BC Monterenzio Vecchio (Bologna, Italy) through a comparative analysis of strontium isotopes, non-metric dental evidence, and funerary practices. PLoSONE 13(3):e0193796. DOI:org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193796


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Talks

Marciani G (2022) Cognigrams of the Mousterian of Oscurusciuto vs the Uluzzian of Castelcivita. 1st INTERNATIONAL PALEOLITHIC WORKSHOP. “The Uluzzian and Châtelperronian on stage!” Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell’Ambiente. Università degli Studi di Siena (May 11-13, 2022).

Arrighi S (2022) Techno-functional and use-wear analyses in the Uluzzian.  1st INTERNATIONAL PALEOLITHIC WORKSHOP. “The Uluzzian and Châtelperronian on stage!” Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell’Ambiente. Università degli Studi di Siena (May 11-13, 2022).

Marciani G (2022) The Uluzzian Technocomplex. iNEAL Working Group 2 Training School. The technological variability at the transition between Middle to Upper Palaeolithic. At Institute of Archaeology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic (May 4-6, 2022).

Marciani G (2022) The role of bipolar reduction in the Uluzzian techno-complex. IX Incontro Annuale di Preistoria e Protostoria – IIPP La tecnica bipolare: Produzione, prodotti e funzione dei manufatti litici. 3-03-2022-4-03-2022

Collina C & Marciani G (2022) Technical behaviours in the Uluzzia: the bipolar percussion at Roccia San Sebastiano (Mondragone, Caserta). IX Incontro Annuale di Preistoria e Protostoria – IIPP La tecnica bipolare: Produzione, prodotti e funzione dei manufatti litici. 3-03-2022-4-03-2022

Romandini M, Rossoni-Notter E, Notter O, Oxilia G, Caffarone S, Moussous A, Silvestrini S, Menghi-Sartorio J, Sciutto G, Gatti L, Prati S, Mazzeo R, Federico L, Perez E, Giganti M, Talamo S, Benazzi S (2022). Redécouvertes d’anciennes collections paléontologiques et anthropologiques fouillées par les équipes d’Albert Ier : la grotte de l’Observatoire (Jardin exotique, Monaco), grotte de Saint Martin (Monaco-ville, Monaco) et grotte du Prince (Vintimille, Italie). Colloque International Les Premiers Peuplements Préhistoriques des Alpes-Maritimes, de Monaco e de Ligurie

Marciani G (2022) Homo faber: siamo quello che facciamo. Darwin Day Come ci ha plasmati la cultura del passato. 2022 15-02-2022

Oxilia G (2022) Sapiens: questi disadattati! Darwin Day Come ci ha plasmati la cultura del passato. 2022 15-02-2022

Badino F (2022) Equilibristi sull’altalena del clima. Darwin Day Come ci ha plasmati la cultura del passato. 2022 15-02-2022

Marciani G (2022) La transizione da Paleolitico Medio a Paleolitico Superiore in Italia. Presentazione Seminari di ricerca Dipartimento di Beni Culturali 2021/2022. 16-02-2022

Lugli F(2022) Bones and Isotope. Presentazione Seminari di ricerca Dipartimento di Beni Culturali 2021/2022. 16-02-2022

Marciani G (2021) Primeiro povoamento do Homo sapiens na Itália, o tecno-complexo Uluzziano.  XX Semana Acadêmica de Estudos Biológicos-SEMABIO Unochapecó. 9-11-2021. Chapecó, Brazil.

Lugli F, Silvestrini S,  Romandini M, Weber M, Marciani G, Collina C, Piperno P, Tütken T, Benazzi S (2021). No collagen? No problem. Reconstruction of fossil food chains through non-traditional isotopes and trace elements of tooth enamel. 10th meeting of the Italian Association of Archaeozoology, AIAZ conference 2021 – Siena (Italy).

Silvestrini S, Lugli F,  Romandini M, Arrighi S, Marciani G, Oxilia G,  Bortolini E, Sommella E, Crescenzi C, Salviati E, Campoglia P,  Piperno P, Collina C, Benazzi S (2021) . L’Uluzziano di Roccia San Sebastiano (Mondragone, Ce) Risultati preliminari dell’analisi archeozoologica e proteomica dei resti faunistici delle campagne di scavi 2018-2019. 10th meeting of the Italian Association of Archaeozoology, AIAZ conference 2021 – Siena (Italy).

Oxilia G (2021) Dental pathways through times: the mechanisms behind human dental reduction. Workshop “Physiological and adaptive phenomenon of enamel reduction: an holistic view.” 29th October 2021

Marciani G (2021) High-resolution Late Mousterian and Uluzzian lithic assemblages in Italy. Kolloquium Ältere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie  Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, University of Tübingen. 28th October 2021.

Marciani G (2021) Cognigrams of the last Neanderthals and first Sapiens tool behaviour in Italy.  ROCEEH -The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of Humans.  Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, University of Tübingen. 20th October 2021

Silvestrini S, Romandini M, Lugli F, Sommella E, Crescenzi C, Salviati E, Campoglia P,  Piperno P, Collina C, Benazzi S. (2021) Combining ZooMS with archaeozoology: preliminary results from the Uluzzian level of Roccia San Sebastiano cave (Mondragone, Southern Italy). 9th Meeting of the ICAZ Archaeozoology, Genetics, Proteomics and Morphometrics (AGPM) Working Group.

Lugli F,  Nava A,  Bondioli B, Dean C,  Müller W, Benazzi S (2021) Life histories told by fossil teeth: achievements, limitations, and pitfalls. Bone Diagenesis Meeting 2021 – Évora (Portugal).

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Marciani G, Menghi Sartorio JC, Vazzana A, Bettuzzi M,  Panetta D, Arrighi S, Badino F, Figus C, Lugli F,  Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Sorrentino R, Moroni A,  Donadio C, Morigi MP,  Slon V, Piperno M, Talamo S, Collina C, Benazzi S (2021) Earliest western expansion of the Uluzzian groups and the late Neanderthal occupation in southern Italy. Podium Presentation, Virtual ESHE- European Society for the study of Human Evolution Annual Meeting. 22-24 September 2021

Marciani G, Arrighi S, Rossini M, Bortolini E, Badino F, Figus C, Lugli F,  Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S,  Ronchitelli A,  Benazzi S, Moroni A (2021) The Uluzzian techno-complex at Grotta di Castelcivita (southern Italy): production and use of stone tools. Podium Presentation, Virtual ESHE- European Society for the study of Human Evolution Annual Meeting. 22-24 September 2021

Benazzi S (2021) L’uomo di Neanderthal nel XXI secolo. LONTANO NEL TEMPO: chiacchierando di preistoria nel ricordo di Elettra Ingravallo. 18 Luglio 2021.  Museo Civico di Paleontologia e Paletnologia di Maglie

Romandini M (2021) Neanderthal, orsi e grotte: evidenze di interazione da prove zooarcheologiche nel sud Europa. I casi dei siti di Fumane e Rio Secco (Italia). 18 Marzo 2021 CAVE SCIENCE PILLS EPISODE 6

Badino F, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Bertuletti P, Furlanetto G, Vallè F, Monegato G, Reimer P, Delmonte B, Maggi V, Benazzi S (2021) Impatto degli incendi nei sistemi naturali dell’ultimo periodo glaciale. WORKSHOP IGAG DAYS, 10-11 Marzo 2021

Badino F (2020) Registrazione di gradienti ecoclimatici nelle serie polliniche terrestri durante l’ultima glaciazione e connessioni con la variabilità climatica nel nord atlantico. Convegno virtuale AIQUA, 26 Giugno 2020

Marciani G (2020) Memorie tecniche dal profondo Paleolitico: Una complessità inattesa. 10th Edition of the School of Paleoanthropology 19 Febbraio 2020 Perugia. Italia

Marciani G (2019) Technological definition of the Uluzzian lithic materials in Italy: the sequences of Castelcivita and Roccia San Sebastiano.  Human Origins, Leiden University. 15 November 2019.

Bortolini E,  Sorrentino R,  Lugli F, Conti S, Piccirilli E, Arrighi S, Badino F, Buti L, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Vazzana A, Gabanini G, Penzo A, Gottarelli A, Cipriani A,  Belcastro MG, Benazzi S. Assessing biological and cultural admixture in the Etruscan-Celtic population of Monterenzio Vecchio and Monte Bibele (Bologna, Italy). XXIII AAI Conference Padua, 4-6 September 2019

Oxilia G, Perrini N, Oxilia A, Papini A, Boggioni M, Pagani L, Figus C, Cilli E, Bortolini E, Badino F, Lugli F, Marciani G, Menghi Sartorio JC, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Arrighi S, Bernardini F, Tuniz C, Fontana F, Talamo S, d’Esposito M, Benazzi S. Earliest evidence of Focal Cemento-Osseous Dysplasia in the Late Upper Palaeolithic. XXIII AAI Conference Padova, 4-6 September 2019

Sorrentino R, Stephens NB, Carlson KJ, Figus C, Fiorenza L, Frost S, Harcourt-Smith W, Parr W, Saers J, Turley K, Wroe S, Belcastro MG, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. The modern human talus affected by cultural and behavioral factors. XXIII AAI Conference Padova, 4-6 September 2019

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Capecchi G, Ricci S, Boschin F, Boscato P, Benazzi S, Ronchitelli A. A. Mothers from the past: Gravettian vs. Epigravettian human mobility strategies at Grotta Paglicci inferred by Sr isotopes of deciduous tooth enamel.  ESHE, 8th Annual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018

Sorrentino R, Minghetti C, Parr W, Turley K, Wroe S, Shaw C, Su A, Fiorenza L, Feletti F, Jashashvili T, Frost SR, Carlson KJ, Belcastro MG, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Evolutionary timing and relationships of the talar facets: implication for hominin talus. ESHE, 8th Annual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018

Badino F, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Arrighi S, Bertuletti P, Bortolini E, Figus C, Lugli F, MArciani G, Margaritora D, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Benazzi S. 2019. Sub-millennial scale variability between Heinrich events 4 and 3 in the long terrestrial paleoecological archive of Lake Fimon (northeastern Italy)019. INQUA Congress 2019, session “Palaeoclimate. Heinrich events in terrestrial archives”. Dublin, 25-31 July 2019. (abstract)

Badino F, Pini R, Bertuletti P, Ravazzi C, Andò S, Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Delmonte B, Figus C, Furlanetto G, Lugli F, Marciani G, Margaritora D, Monegato G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Tateo F, Vallè F, Vezzoli G, Benazzi S. 2019. L’impatto degli Heinrich Events sugli ecosistemi terrestri: individuazione di proxies paleoecologici e sedimentologici lacustri in Nord Italia e analisi delle loro serie temporali ad alta risoluzione. Workshop CNR-DTA “La dinamica del clima nell’ultimo ciclo glaciale-interglaciale”. Bologna, 17-18 Giugno 2019. (abstract)

Carrera L, Pavia M, Benazzi S, Peresani M, Romandini M. Implicazioni paleoambientali e sfruttamento antropico dell’avifauna nel Gravettiano. Nuovi casi studio dal Nord Est Italia. 9th AIAZ Conference, Ravenna 28 November-1 December 2018

Arrighi S. M. Romandini, E. Bortolini, P. Boscato, F. Boschin, J.Crezzini, C. Figus, M. Forte, A. Moroni, F. Negrino, M. Peresani, J. Riel-Salvatore, E. Spinapolice, A. Ronchitelli, S. Benazzi (2018) Ornaments and Pigments and their implications in behavioural modernity in the Italian Early Upper Palaeolithic. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Arrighi S., M. Romandini, E. Bortolini, P. Boscato, F. Boschin, J.Crezzini, C. Figus, A. Moroni, F. Negrino, M. Peresani, J. Riel-Salvatore, E. Spinapolice, A. Ronchitelli, S. Benazzi (2018) Bone artefacts from transitional and Early Upper Palaeolithic techno-complexes in Italy. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Aureli D, Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Boschin F, Crezzini J, Delpiano D, Falcucci A, Figus C, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Riel-Salvatore J, Romandini M, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice EE, Benazzi S. The Italian Peninsula between 45 and 39 ky ago: the sunset of the “old” and the dawn of the “new”? Let the lithic industries tell! XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Badino F, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Spinapolice E, Ronchitelli A, Benazzi S. Palaeoecological analysis of sediments documenting the Middle-Upper Palaeolithic age transition in Alpine and Mediterranean ecosystems; palaeoenvironmental and quantitative palaeoclimate reconstructions. A contribution to the ERC Project ”SUCCESS”. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018 (abstract)

Romandini M, Arrighi S, Aureli D, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Boschin F, Crezzini J, Figus C, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Pothier Bouchard G, Riel-Salvatore J, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice EE, and Benazzi S. Mammals and birds in Italy : a view across the MP-UP humans transition. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018 (abstract)

Benazzi S, Bortolini E, Arrighi S, Aureli D, Badino F, Figus C, Romandini M, Boscato P, Cipriani A, Feeney R, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Pini R, Ravazzi C, Ryan TM, Spinapolice EE, Ronchitelli A. The earliest migration of Homo sapiens in southern Europe: an ERC grant to understand the biocultural processes that define our uniqueness. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Sorrentino R, Minghetti C, Parr W, Turley K, Wroe S, Shaw C, Su A, Fiorenza L, Feletti F, Jashashvili T, Frost S, Carlson KJ, Belcastro GM, Ryan T, Benazzi S. The shape of the hominin talus: Evolutionary timing and relationships of the talar facets. 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin (Texas, USA), April 11-14, 2018

Aureli D., Arrighi S., Moroni A., Ronchitelli A., Benazzi S. The Uluzzian of Castelcivita (Salerno, Italy): Production, maintenance and use of stone tools. A preliminary assessment. 11th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON KNAPPABLE MATERIALS “From toolstone to stone tools” Buenos Aires & Necochea (Argentina), November 7-12th, 2017


Posters

Badino F., Pini R., Ravazzi C., Bertuletti P., Benazzi S., The expression of Marine Isotope Stage 3 on land. Insights from a new mid-latitude high-resolution palaeoecological record. European Pollen Database, Open Science Meeting, Prague June 1–3, 2022.

Testa A, Romandini M, Arbulla D, Benazzi S. Preliminary taphonomic study of the CAve Bear from Pocala Cave (Duino-Aursina) in Trieste’s Karst. 10th meeting of the Italian Association of Archaeozoology, Siena,  3-6th November 2021.

Figus C, Stephens NB, Bortolini E, Sorrentino R, Arrighi S, Badino F, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Scalise LM, Silvestrini S, Belcastro MG, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. The ontogeny of bipedalism: insights from trabecular changes during growth. European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Liége, 19-22 September 2019 (abstract) 

Lugli F, Nava A, Rittner M, Arrighi S, Badino F, Bortolini E, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Cipriani A, Muller W, Bondioli L, Benazzi S. Elemental imaging of human teeth by laser ablation ICP-TOF-MS: fast acquisition and high-resolution. European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Liége, 19-22 September 2019 (abstract)

Oxilia G, Romandini M, Arrighi S, Badino F, Bortolini E, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Menghi Sartorio JC, Silvestrini S, Panetta D, Piperno M, Talamo S, Peresani M, Collina C, Benazzi S. The most recent Neandertal remains in Italy. European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Liége, 19-22 September 2019 (abstract)

Nava A, Dean MC, Lugli F, Coppa A, Romandini M, Bondioli L, Peresani M, Benazzi S. Postnatal crown formation time of three Neanderthal deciduous teeth from Northeastern Italy. Liége, 19-22 September 2019

Lugli F, Di Rocco G, Vazzana A, Genovese F, Pinetti D, Carile MC, Silvestrini S, Gabanini G, Arrighi S, Buti L, Bortolini E, Cipriani A, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Sorrentino R, Sola M, Benazzi S. Dental enamel proteins reveal the sex of the ‘Lovers of Modena’. XXIII AAI Conference Padova, 4-6 September 2019

Figus C, Stephens NB, Sorrentino R, Bortolini E, Scalise LM, Gabanini G,  Romandini M, Lugli F, Arrighi S, Badino F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Panetta D,  Belcastro MG, Harcourt-Smith W, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Exploring age-related variations during talar growth. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Cleveland (Ohio, USA), March 27-30, 2019. (abstract)

Gabanini G, Figus C, Sorrentino R, Stephens NB, Belcastro MG, Harcourt-Smith W, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Exploring age-related variations during calcaneal growth. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Cleveland (Ohio, USA), March 27-30, 2019. (abstract)

Bortolini E, Romandini M, Arrighi S, Badino F, Figus C, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Peresani M, Benazzi S. Uomini, mammiferi, uccelli e ambiente:una prospettiva archeozoologica e quantitativa sulla transizione Paleolitico medio/Paleolitico superiore in Italia Settentrionale. 9th AIAZ Conference, Ravenna 28 November-1 December 2018

Martellotta EF, Romandini M, Peresani M, Bortolini E, Benazzi S. Homo neanderthalensis: lateralità e strumenti. Un approccio tecnologico e sperimentale applicato ai ritoccatori in osso provenienti dai livelli tardo-musteriani di Grotta di Fumane (VR). 9th AIAZ Conference, Ravenna 28 November-1 December 2018

Perez A, Romandini M, Nannini N, Fontana A, Benazzi S, Peresani M. Cibo o pelliccia? Variazioni e continuità nello sfruttamento dei canidi tra i livelli tardo musteriani e uluzziani della Grotta di Fumane (VR). Primi approcci tafonomici e sperimentali. 9th AIAZ Conference, Ravenna 28 November-1 December 2018

Tassoni L, Peresani M, Benazzi S, Romandini M. Conchiglie dulciacquicole e marine nei Colli Berici. Studio tafonomico dei recenti ritrovamenti nei livelli del Paleolitico medio e superiore. 9th AIAZ Conference, Ravenna 28 November-1 December 2018

Romandini M, Rossoni-Notter E, Notter O, Simon P, Simone S. Grotta dell’Observatoire (Monaco): analisi dell’industria su materie dure animali, oggetti di parure e prime osservazioni archeozoologiche. Analyse de l’Industrie sur matières dures animales, objets de parure et premiers observations archéozoologiques. Riunione Scientifica IIPP “Preistoria e Protostoria della Liguria“,  Genova October 16th – 19th 2018.

Lubrano V, Romandini M, Benazzi S, and Peresani M. Hunting behavior of Late Neanderthals in the North-east of Italy. Results from zooarchaeological analysis of unit II assemblage of Grotta Maggiore di San Bernardino (Berici Hills, Vicenza). 60th Annual Meeting in Tarragona (Spagna) April 3rd – 7th, 2018. Hugo Obermaier Society for Quaternary Research and Archaeology of the Stone Age.

Buti L, Le Cabec A, Dipino N, Hublin J-J, Benazzi S, Feeney RNM. 3D enamel thickness in Neanderthal and modern human permanent incisors. ESHE, 8thAnnual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018. (abstract)

Vazzana A, Ledogar JA, Sorrentino R, Strait D, Benazzi S. Digital reconstruction of the LB1 H. floresiensis cranium. ESHE, 8thAnnual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018 (abstract)

Oxilia G, Fontana F, Fiorenza L, Kullmer O, Goude G, Gazzoni V, Lugli F, Peresani M, Romandini M, Cilli E, Tuniz C, Bernardini F, Bortolini E, Menghi Sartorio JC, Talamo S, Benazzi S, Cristiani E. A multidisciplinary approach to reconstruct Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic dietary habits: human adaptation to Pleistocene-Holocene environmental change in northeastern Italy.ESHE, 8th Annual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018

Figus C, Stephens NB, Sorrentino R, Panetta D, Belcastro Mg, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Unravelling morphological changes of the human talus during growth. ESHE, 8thAnnual Meeting Faro, Portugal, 13-15 Sept. 2018  (abstract)

Romandini M, Arrighi S, Badino F, Bortolini E, Boschin F, Figus C, Fiorini A, Lugli F, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Peresani M, Benazzi S. Ornamental deer teeth in Upper Palaeolithic north-eastern Italy: a comparison of Aurignacian and Gravettian processing techniques. 13th International ICAZ Conference, Ankara, Turkey, 2 -7 September 2018

Arrighi S. (2018) A cosa servivano? L’analisi funzionale degli strumenti attraverso le tracce d’uso. Marina di Camerota

Romandini M, Terlato G, Nannini N, Tagliacozzo A, Benazzi S and Peresani M. Bears and Humans, a Neanderthal tale. Reconstructing uncommon behaviors from zooarchaeological evidence in Southern Europe. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018 (abstract)

Arrighi S, Romandini M, Aureli D, Bortolini E, Boscato P, Boschin F, Crezzini J, Figus C, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Riel-Salvatore J, Ronchitelli A, SPinapolice EE, Benazzi S. Bone artefacts from transitional and Early Upper Palaeolithic techno-complexes in Italy. XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Arrighi S, Romandini M, Aureli D, Bortolini E, Figus C, Forte M, Boscato P, Boschin F, Crezzini J, Moroni A, Negrino F, Peresani M, Riel-Salvatore J, Ronchitelli A, Spinapolice EE, Benazzi S. Ornaments and Pigments and their implications in behavioural modernity during the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in Italy.XVIII° CONGRES UISPP PARIS, 4-9 JUIN 2018

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Martini S, Papini A, Boggioni M, Buti L, Figus C,  Sorrentino R, Townsend G, Kaidonis J, Fiorenza L, Cristiani E, Kullmer O, Moggi-Cecchi J, Benazzi S. The physiological linkage between dental arch asymmetry, alveolar inclination and dental macrowear pattern. 87thAnnual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin (Texas, USA), April 11-14, 2018

Sorrentino R, Minghetti C, Parr W, Turley K, Wroe S, Shaw C, Saers J, Su A, Fiorenza L, Feletti F, Frost S, Carlson KJ, Belcastro MG, Ryan TM, Benazzi S. Evaluating behavioral effects on modern human talar shape through GMM. ESHE, 7thAnnual Meeting Leiden, The Netherlands, 21st-23rd

Margherita C, Oxilia G, Buti L, Hublin JJ, Benazzi S. 3D enamel thickness in Neandertal and Homo sapiens permanent lower molars and premolars.ESHE, 7th Annual Meeting Leiden, The Netherlands, 21st-23rd

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Arnaud J, Arzarello M, Peretto C, Benazzi S. Limited mobility of a Middle Pleistocene pregnant woman from Southern Italy: inferences from LA-MC-ICP-MS strontium isotopes analyses of a deciduous human tooth. ESHE, 7th Annual Meeting Leiden, The Netherlands, 21st-23rd Sept. 2017