New approach measures early human butchering practices


12/15/2017 08:08 AM EST

Erik Otárola-Castillo

Researchers, led by a Purdue University anthropology professor, have found that statistical methods and 3-D imaging can be used to accurately measure animal bone cut marks made by prehistoric human butchery, and to help answer pressing questions about human evolution.

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