Shedding Light on the Origins of Culture

Research conducted by Dr. Harold Dibble which could provide insight into the earliest origins of culture among Neandertals and Homo sapiens has been featured in reports in Science and on Slate.com. The Slate article detailed the debate between archaeologists over where and when fire was first used for cooking. The Science article discussed competing theories about the origins of deliberate burial.

Both articles examined theories based on work done by archaeologists including Dr. Dibble at the sites of La Ferrassie, Pech de l’Azé IV, and Roc de Marsal, France. Click here to read more.