Two new papers in PNAS from Wynn, Negash, Bobe and co-authors

Many congratulations to Enquye Negash (lead author), René Bobe and co-authors for a milestone paper out now in PNAS - Dietary trends in herbivores from the Shungura Formation, southwestern Ethiopia.

Negash, E.W., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Grine, F., Sponheimer, M., Wynn, J.G., 2020. Dietary trends in herbivores from the Shungura Formation, southwestern Ethiopia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2006982117.

Figure from Negash et al., 2020 - box and whisker plots of δ13C values for the fossil tooth enamel data from Shungura Formation across nine mammalian families

Figure from Negash et al., 2020 - box and whisker plots of δ13C values for the fossil tooth enamel data from Shungura Formation across nine mammalian families

 

And further congratulations to the team for their second publication out now in PNAS lead by Jonathan Wynn, with René Bobe and co-authors - Isotopic evidence for the timing of the dietary shift toward C4 foods in eastern African Paranthropus.

Wynn, J.G., Alemseged, Z., Bobe, R., Grine, F.E., Negash, E.W., Sponheimer, M., 2020. Isotopic evidence for the timing of the dietary shift toward C4 foods in eastern African Paranthropus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2006221117.

 

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