Volume 97 (2019)

Cover Story

Grasping the genetic determinants of human adaptations: the “Kings of the Mountains” (Sherpa) case study

Marco Sazzini

III-VI [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97011

Invited Reviews

Lithics of the North African Middle Stone Age: assumptions, evidence and future directions

Eleanor M. L. Scerri & Enza E. Spinapolice

9-43 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97002

Mosaic evolution in hominin phylogeny: meanings, implications, and explanations

Andrea Parravicini & Telmo Pievani

45-68 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97001

The Herculaneum victims of the 79 AD Vesuvius eruption: a review

Pierpaolo Petrone

69-89 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97008

Race in a genome: long read sequencing, ethnicity-specific reference genomes and the shifting horizon of race

Emma Kowal & Bastien Llamas

91-106 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97004

Do it yourself

Workflows in a Virtual Morphology Lab: 3D scanning, measuring, and printing

Markus Bastir, Daniel García-Martínez, Nicole Torres-Tamayo, Carlos A. Palancar, Francisco Javier Fernández-Pérez, Alberto Riesco-López, Pedro Osborne-Márquez, María Ávila & Pilar López-Gallo

107-134 [full text] [supplementary material]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97003

Historical Corner

The circle of Gánovce: natural history of an endocast

Emiliano Bruner, Fabio Di Vincenzo & Giorgio Manzi

135-138 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97010


The Neanderthal endocast from Gánovce (Poprad,Slovak Republic)

Stanislava Eisová, Petr Velemínský & Emiliano Bruner

139-149 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97005

Morphological variability of Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic skulls from Sicily

Manon Galland, Giuseppe D’Amore, Martin Friess, Roberto Miccichè, Ron Pinhasi, Vitale Stefano Sparacello & Luca Sineo

151-172 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97009

Race and perception of human diversity: Five European case studies

Katarzyna A. Kaszycka & Jan Strzałko

173-187 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97006

Gut microbiota composition in Himalayan and Andean populations and its relationship with diet, lifestyle and adaptation to the high-altitude environment

Andrea Quagliariello, Monica Di Paola, Sara De Fanti, Guido Alberto Gnecchi- Ruscone, Lucia Martinez-Priego, David Pérez-Villaroya, Mingma G. Sherpa, Phurba T. Sherpa, Giorgio Marinelli, Luca Natali, Marco Di Marcello, Davide Peluzzi, Patrizia Di Cosimo, Giuseppe D’Auria, Davide Pettener, Marco Sazzini, Donata Luiselli & Carlotta De Filippo

189-208 [full text] [supplementary material]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97007

Correspondence & Notes

What does Homo antecessor tell us about the origin of the “emergent humanity” that gave rise to Homo sapiens?

José María Bermúdez de Castro & María Martinón-Torres

209-213 [full text]

doi 10.4436/JASS.97012