The publications of the HARVEST project are listed below. We have provided preprint versions where possible. Please contact us if you would like a copy of any of these articles.




Henry AG, Hudson H, Piperno DP, 2017. Cooked Starch Database.



L’Engle Williams, F., Schmidt, C.W., Henry, A.G., Discamps, E., Droke, J.L., Becam, G., de Lumley, M.-A., 2022. The Ice Age diet of the La Quina 5 Neandertal of southwest France. L’Anthropologie, Paléoanthropologie. 126, 103056. | Preprint version

van Casteren, A., Codd, J.R., Kupczik, K., Plasqui, G., Sellers, W.I., Henry, A.G., 2022. The cost of chewing: The energetics and evolutionary significance of mastication in humans. Science Advances. 8, eabn8351. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Power, R.C., Henry, A.G., Moosmann, J., Beckmann, F., Temming, H., Roberts, A., Cabec, A.L., 2022. Synchrotron radiation-based phase-contrast microtomography of human dental calculus allows nondestructive analysis of inclusions: implications for archeological samples. JMI 9, 031505. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Ahituv, H., Henry, A.G., 2022. An initial key of starch grains from edible plants of the Eastern Mediterranean for use in identifying archaeological starches. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 42, 103396. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Fagernäs, Z., Salazar-García, D.C., Haber Uriarte, M., Avilés Fernández, A., Henry, A.G., Lomba Maurandi, J., Ozga, A.T., Velsko, I.M., Warinner, C., 2022. Understanding the microbial biogeography of ancient human dentitions to guide study design and interpretation. FEMS Microbes 3, xtac006. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Porcher, V., Carrière, S.M., Gallois, S., Randriambanona, H., Rafidison, V. M., & Reyes-García, V., 2022. Growing up in the Betsileo landscape: Children’s wild edible plants knowledge in Madagascar. PloS one, 17(2), e0264147. | Open Access on Publisher's Website


Chen, T., Hou, L., Jiang, H., Wu, Y., Henry, A.G., 2021. Starch grains from human teeth reveal the plant consumption of proto-Shang people (c. 2000–1600 BC) from Nancheng site, Hebei, China. Archaeol Anthropol Sci 13, 153. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Gallois, S., Henry, A.G., 2021. The Cost of Gathering Among the Baka Forager-Horticulturalists From Southeastern Cameroon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 952. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Knippers, R.H.M., Gallois, S. & van Andel, T., 2021. Commercialization of Aframomum spp. in Africa: a Systematic Review of Literature and Supporting Botanical Vouchers. Econ Bot 75, 76–91. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Reyes-García, V., Gallois, S., Pyhälä, A.,  Díaz-Reviriego, I., Fernández-Llamazares, A., Galbraith, E., Miñarro, S., & Napitupulu, L., 2021. Happy just because. A cross-cultural study on subjective wellbeing in three Indigenous societies. PloS one 16(5): e0251551. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Gallois, S., van Andel, T. R., & Pranskaityté, G., 2021. Alcohol, drugs and sexual abuse in Cameroon's rainforest. Social Science & Medicine 277: 113929. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Salazar-García, D.C., Power, R.C., Rudaya, N., Kolobova, K., Markin, S., Krivoshapkin, A., Henry, A.G., Richards, M.P., Viola, B., 2021. Dietary evidence from Central Asian Neanderthals: A combined isotope and plant microremains approach at Chagyrskaya Cave (Altai, Russia). Journal of Human Evolution 156, 102985. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Yates, J.A.F., Velsko, I.M., Aron, F., Posth, C., Hofman, C.A., Austin, R.M., Parker, C.E., Mann, A.E., Nägele, K., Arthur, K.W., Arthur, J.W., Bauer, C.C., Crevecoeur, I., Cupillard, C., Curtis, M.C., Dalén, L., Bonilla, M.D.-Z., Fernández-Lomana, J.C.D., Drucker, D.G., Escrivá, E.E., Francken, M., Gibbon, V.E., Morales, M.R.G., Mateu, A.G., Harvati, K., Henry, A.G., Humphrey, L., Menéndez, M., Mihailović, D., Peresani, M., Moroder, S.R., Roksandic, M., Rougier, H., Sázelová, S., Stock, J.T., Straus, L.G., Svoboda, J., Teßmann, B., Walker, M.J., Power, R.C., Lewis, C.M., Sankaranarayanan, K., Guschanski, K., Wrangham, R.W., Dewhirst, F.E., Salazar-García, D.C., Krause, J., Herbig, A., Warinner, C., 2021. The evolution and changing ecology of the African hominid oral microbiome. PNAS 118. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Gallois, S., Heger, T., Henry, A. G. van Andel, T., 2021. The importance of choosing appropriate methods for assessing wild food plant knowledge and use: A case study among the Baka in Cameroon. PLOS ONE 16(2): e0247108. | Open Access on Publisher's Website


Rodriguez-Rojas, F., Borrero-Lopez, O., Constantino, P.J., Henry, A.G., Lawn, B.R., 2020. Phytoliths can cause tooth wear. Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 17, 20200613. | Preprints available upon request

Gallois, S., Heger, T., van Andel, T., Sonké, B., Henry, A.G., 2020. From Bush Mangoes to Bouillon Cubes: Wild Plants and Diet among the Baka, Forager-Horticulturalists from Southeast Cameroon. Econ Bot 74, 46–58. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Gallois, S., van Andel, T., Heger, T., Sonké, B., Henry, A.G., 2020b. Comparing Apples and Pears: the Hidden Diversity of Central African Bush Mangoes (Irvingiaceae). Econ Bot 74, 178–194. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Henry, A.G. (Ed.), 2020. Handbook for the Analysis of Micro-Particles in Archaeological Samples, Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology. Springer International Publishing. | Preprints available upon request


Juhola, T., Henry, A.G., Kirkinen, T., Laakkonen, J., Väliranta, M., 2019. Phytoliths, parasites, fibers, and feathers from dental calculus and sediment from Iron Age Luistari cemetery, Finland. Quaternary Science Reviews 222, 105888. | Open Access on Publisher's Website

Paine, O.C.C., Koppa, A., Henry, A.G., Leichliter, J.N., Codron, D., Codron, J., Lambert, J.E., Sponheimer, M., 2019. Seasonal and habitat effects on the nutritional properties of savanna vegetation: Potential implications for early hominin dietary ecology. Journal of Human Evolution 133, 99–107. | Preprint Version

Henry, A.G., Hutschenreuther, A., Paine, O.C.C., Leichleiter, J., Codron, D., Codron, J., Loudon, J., Adolph, S., Sponheimer, M., 2019. Influences on plant nutritional variation and their potential effects on hominin diet selection. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 261, 18–30. | Preprint Version




Henry, A.G., Büdel, T., Bazin, P.-L., 2018. Towards an understanding of the costs of fire. Quaternary International. | Preprint Version


Power RC, Salazar-García DC, Rubini M, Darlas A, Harvati K, Walker M, Hublin J-J, Henry AG (2018). Dental calculus indicates widespread plant use within the stable Neanderthal dietary niche. Journal of Human Evolution. 119, 27–41. | Preprint Version


Paine OCC, Koppa A, Henry AG, Leichliter JN, Codron D, Codron J, Lambert JE, Sponheimer M (2018). Grass leaves as potential hominin dietary resources. Journal of Human Evolution. 117, 44–52. | Preprint Version




Hutschenreuther A, Watzke J, Schmidt S, Büdel T, Henry AG (2017) Archaeological implications of the digestion of starches by soil bacteria: Interaction among starches leads to differential preservation. Journal of Archaeological Sciences: Reports. 15:95-108. | Preprint Version


Henry AG, (2017). Neanderthal Cooking and the Costs of Fire. Current Anthropology. 58, S329–S336. | Preprint Version


Lucas PW, Omar R, Al-Fadhalah K, Almusallam AS, Henry AG, Michael S, Arockia Thai L, Watzke J, Strait DS, van Casteren A, Atkins AG (2017). Tooth wear: A response to "Scratching the surface: A critique of Lucas et al. (2013)'s conclusion that phytoliths do not abrade enamel" [J. Hum. Evol. 74 (2014) 130-133]. Journal of Human Evolution. 102:75-77.