Antonio Rosas

Professor of Paleobiology

CSIC – Museo Nacionales de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid
Departamento de Paleobiologia 
Web: mncn









Latest publications

  • 2020 – First continuous pre-Jaramillo to Jaramillo terrestrial vertebrate succession from Europe – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-020-58404-w
  • 2020 – The position of Australopithecus sediba within fossil hominin hand use diversity – Nature Ecology and Evolution10.1038/s41559-020-1207-5
  • 2020 – Toothpicking in early Homo OH 62 from Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania): An indirect evidence of intensive meat consumption? – Journal of Human Evolution – 10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102769
  • 2020 – Relationship between vertical facial pattern and brain structure and shape – Clinical Oral Investigations10.1007/s00784-020-03227-2
  • 2020 – The study of the lower limb entheses in the Neanderthal sample from El Sidrón (Asturias, Spain): How much musculoskeletal variability did Neanderthals accumulate? – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2020.102746
  • 2020 – Analyses of the neandertal patellae from El Sidrón (Asturias, Spain) with implications for the evolution of body form in Homo – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2019.102738
  • 2020 – An assessment of the late Middle Pleistocene occipital from Apidima 1 skull (Greece) – Anthropologie (France)10.1016/j.anthro.2020.102745
  • 2019 – Skeletal Anomalies in The Neandertal Family of El Sidrón (Spain) Support A Role of Inbreeding in Neandertal Extinction – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-019-38571-1
  • 2019 – Tempo and mode in the Neandertal evolutionary lineage: A structuralist approach to mandible variation – Quaternary Science Reviews10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.02.025
  • 2019 – The Occupation of Benzú Cave (Ceuta) by Neolithic and Bronze Age Societies – African Archaeological Review10.1007/s10437-019-09335-z
  • 2019 – The genomic history of the Iberian Peninsula over the past 8000 years – Science10.1126/science.aav4040
  • 2019 – Tumbling effects on bone surface modifications (BSM): An experimental application on archaeological deposits from the Barranc de la Boella site (Tarragona, Spain) – Journal of Archaeological Science10.1016/j.jas.2018.12.011
  • 2018 – Ribcage measurements indicate greater lung capacity in Neanderthals and Lower Pleistocene hominins compared to modern humans – Communications Biology 10.1038/s42003-018-0125-4
  • 2018 – Over 100 years of Krapina: New insights into the Neanderthal thorax from the study of rib cross-sectional morphology – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.05.009
  • 2018 – A 3D form comparative analysis of the Neandertal glenoid fossa in the context of the genus Homo – Quaternary International10.1016/j.quaint.2017.07.031
  • 2018 – Primary visual cortex in neandertals as revealed from the occipital remains from the El Sidrón site, with emphasis on the new SD-2300 specimen – Journal of Anatomy10.1111/joa.12812
  • 2018 – Response to comment on “The growth pattern of Neandertals, reconstructed from a juvenile skeleton from El Sidrón (Spain)” – Science10.1126/science.aar3820
  • 2018 – The seed of ‘la evolución’: The development of human palaeontology in Spain in recent decades – Metode10.7203/metode.8.10182
  • 2018 – New Neandertal wrist bones from El Sidrón, Spain (1994–2009) – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.09.007
  • 2017 – Right-handed fossil humans – Evolutionary Anthropology10.1002/evan.21554
  • 2017 – The costal remains of the El Sidrón Neanderthal site (Asturias, northern Spain) and their importance for understanding Neanderthal thorax morphology – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.06.003
  • 2017 – Neandertal talus bones from El Sidrón site (Asturias, Spain): A 3D geometric morphometrics analysis – American Journal of Physical Anthropology10.1002/ajpa.23280
  • 2017 – The growth pattern of Neandertals, reconstructed from a juvenile skeleton from El Sidrón (Spain) – Science10.1126/science.aan6463
  • 2017 – Characterizing hyena coprolites from two latrines of the Iberian Peninsula during the Early Pleistocene: Gran Dolina (Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos) and la Mina (Barranc de la Boella, Tarragona) – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.04.021
  • 2017 – Changing competition dynamics among predators at the late Early Pleistocene site Barranc de la Boella (Tarragona, Spain) – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.03.030
  • 2017 – Three-dimensional morphometrics of thoracic vertebrae in Neandertals and the fossil evidence from El Sidrón (Asturias, Northern Spain) – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.03.008
  • 2017 – Neandertal and Denisovan DNA from Pleistocene sediments – Science 10.1126/science.aam9695
  • 2017 – Evolutionary anatomy of the Neandertal ulna and radius in the light of the new El Sidrón sample – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.01.016
  • 2017 – Neanderthal behaviour, diet, and disease inferred from ancient DNA in dental calculus – Nature10.1038/nature21674
  • 2017 – Evidence of toothpick groove formation in Neandertal anterior and posterior teeth – American Journal of Physical Anthropology10.1002/ajpa.23166
  • 2017 – Dietary reconstruction of the El Sidrón Neandertal familial group (Spain) in the context of other Neandertal and modern hunter-gatherer groups. A molar microwear texture analysis – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.12.003
  • 2017 – Humeral laterality in modern humans and Neanderthals: A 3D geometric morphometric analysis – Anthropological Science10.1537/ase.170610
  • 2017 – The quaternary period: The geological history of the prehistory – Cuaternario y Geomorfologia10.17735/cyg.v31i3-4.55588
  • 2016 – A new approach to the middle stone age from continental Equatorial Guinea: A preliminary fieldwork report – Nyame Akuma
  • 2016 – Variation of mandibular sexual dimorphism across human facial patterns – HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology10.1016/j.jchb.2015.11.004
  • 2016 – Adult Neandertal clavicles from the El Sidrón site (Asturias, Spain) in the context of Homo pectoral girdle evolution – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.03.005
  • 2016 – Neanderthals, trees and dental calculus: New evidence from El Sidrón – Antiquity10.15184/aqy.2016.21
  • 2016 – Ancient gene flow from early modern humans into Eastern Neanderthals – Nature10.1038/nature16544
  • 2016 – Cranial base topology and basic trends in the facial evolution of Homo – Journal of Human Evolution10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.11.001
  • 2016 – The Early Acheulean technology of Barranc de la Boella (Catalonia, Spain) – Quaternary International10.1016/j.quaint.2015.05.005
  • 2016 – Azokh cave hominin remains – Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology10.1007/978-3-319-24924-7_5