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Talon PSC; Sauffi MS; Datan I; Curnoe D, 2019, 'Niah cupules discovered in 2012 and 2014 are subject of ongoing research: reply to Zhang', ROCK ART RESEARCH, vol. 36, pp. 230 - 232,

Goh H; Shahidan S; Saidin M; Curnoe D; Mendoza R; Adler L; Saw CY; Eng KK; Bujeng V; Narayanen S, 2019, 'Revisiting the 3000-year-old Neolithic burial ground of Gua Harimau, West Malaysia', Archaeological Research in Asia,

Goh HM; Saw CY; Shahidan S; Saidin M; Curnoe D, 2019, 'Community heritage engagement in Malaysian archaeology: A case from the prehistoric rock art site of Tambun', Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage, vol. 6, pp. 110 - 121,

Wasinger VC; Curnoe D; Bustamante S; Mendoza R; Shoocongdej R; Adler L; Baker A; Chintakanon K; Boel C; Tacon PSC, 2019, 'Analysis of the Preserved Amino Acid Bias in Peptide Profiles of Iron Age Teeth from a Tropical Environment Enable Sexing of Individuals Using Amelogenin MRM', Proteomics, vol. 19, pp. e1800341,

Curnoe D; Datan I; Goh HM; Sauffi MS, 2019, 'Femur associated with the Deep Skull from the West Mouth of the Niah Caves (Sarawak, Malaysia)', Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 127, pp. 133 - 148,

Curnoe D; Aubert M; Zhao J-X; Fan M; Wu Y; Baker A; Goh HM; Sun X-F; Mendoza R; Adler L; Ma S; Kinsey L; Ji X, 2019, 'Implications of multi-modal age distributions in Pleistocene cave deposits: A case study of Maludong palaeoathropological locality, southern China', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports,

Boel C; Curnoe D; Hamada Y, 2019, 'Craniofacial Shape and Nonmetric Trait Variation in Hybrids of the Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata) and the Taiwanese Macaque (Macaca cyclopis)', International Journal of Primatology,

Wright JL; Wasef S; Heupink TH; Westaway MC; Rasmussen S; Pardoe C; Fourmile GG; Young M; Johnson T; Slade J; Kennedy R; Winch P; Sr MP; Wales T; Bates W; Hamilton S; Whyman N; Van Holst Pellekaan S; McAllister PJ; Taçon PSC; Curnoe D; Li R; Millar C; Subramanian S; Willerslev E; Malaspinas AS; Sikora M; Lambert DM, 2018, 'Ancient nuclear genomes enable repatriation of Indigenous human remains', Science Advances, vol. 4, pp. eaau5064,

Curnoe D; Datan I; Zhao JX; Charles LMU; Aubert M; Sauffi MS; Mei GH; Mendoza R; Taçon PSC, 2018, 'Rare Late Pleistocene-early Holocene human mandibles from the Niah Caves (Sarawak, Borneo)', PLoS ONE, vol. 13,

Goff J; Golitko M; Cochrane E; Curnoe D; Williams S; Terrell J, 2017, 'Reassessing the environmental context of the Aitape Skull – The oldest tsunami victim in the world?', PLoS ONE, vol. 12,

Chisholm RH; Trauer JM; Curnoed D; Tanaka MM, 2016, 'Controlled fire use in early humans might have triggered the evolutionary emergence of tuberculosis', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 113, pp. 9051 - 9056,

Ji X; Curnoe D; Taçon PSC; Zhende B; Ren L; Mendoza R; Tong H; Ge J; Deng C; Adler L; Baker A; Du B, 2016, 'Cave use and palaeoecology at Maludong (Red Deer Cave), Yunnan, China', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 8, pp. 277 - 283,

Curnoe D; Datan I; Taçon PSC; Leh Moi Ung C; Sauffi MS, 2016, 'Deep Skull from Niah Cave and the pleistocene peopling of Southeast Asia', Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 4,

Curnoe D; Ji X; Shaojin H; Taçon PSC; Li Y, 2016, 'Dental remains from Longtanshan cave 1 (Yunnan, China), and the initial presence of anatomically modern humans in East Asia', Quaternary International, vol. 400, pp. 180 - 186,

Rogers N; Killcross S; Curnoe D, 2016, 'Hunting for evidence of cognitive planning: Archaeological signatures versus psychological realities', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 5, pp. 225 - 239,

Curnoe D; Ji X; Liu W; Bao Z; Taçon PSC; Ren L, 2015, 'A hominin femur with archaic affinities from the Late Pleistocene of Southwest China', PLoS ONE, vol. 10,

Stone O; laffan S; Curnoe D; Herries A, 2015, 'Potential human impact on the environmental central niche of the chacma baboon', South African Journal of Science, vol. 111, pp. 1 - 8,

Curnoe D; Ji X; Taçon PSC; Yaozheng G, 2015, 'Possible Signatures of Hominin Hybridization from the Early Holocene of Southwest China', Scientific Reports, vol. 5,

Guy AJ; Curnoe D; Stone OML, 2015, 'Assessing the release success of rehabilitated vervet monkeys in South Africa', African Journal of Wildlife Research, vol. 45, pp. 63 - 75

Taçon PSC; Tan NH; O'Connor S; Xueping J; Gang L; Curnoe D; Bulbeck D; Hakim B; Sumantri I; Than H; Sokrithy I; Chia S; Khun-Neay K; Kong S, 2014, 'The global implications of the early surviving rock art of greater Southeast Asia', Antiquity, vol. 88, pp. 1050 - 1064,

Ji XP; Curnoe D; Bao ZD; Herries AIR; Fink D; Zhu YS; Hellstrom J; Luo Y; Tacon PSC, 2013, 'Further geological and palaeoanthropological investigations at the Maludong hominin site, Yunnan Province, Southwest China', Chinese Science Bulletin, vol. 58, pp. 4472 - 4485,

Guy A; Curnoe D, 2013, 'Guidelines for the rehabilitation and release of vervet monkeys.', Primate Conservation, vol. 27, pp. 55 - 63,

Guy A; Curnoe D; Banks PB, 2013, 'A survey of current mammal rehabilitation and release practices', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 22, pp. 825 - 837,

Curnoe D, 2013, 'Challenges posed by an "extended synthesis" of evolutionary biology for interpreting and presenting human origins', The Sarawak Museum Journal

Stone O; Laffan SW; Curnoe D; Herries AIR, 2013, 'The Spatial Distribution of Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) Habitat Based on an Environmental Envelope Model', International Journal of Primatology, vol. 34, pp. 407 - 422,

Curnoe D; Green HM, 2013, 'Vault thickness in two Pleistocene Australian crania', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 40, pp. 1310 - 1318,

Guy A; Curnoe D; Banks PB, 2013, 'Welfare based primate rehabilitation as a potential conservation strategy: Does it measure up?', Primates, vol. 55, pp. 139 - 147,


Guy A; Stone O; Curnoe D, 2012, 'Animal welfare considerations in primate rehabilitation: An assessment of three vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) releases in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa', Animal Welfare, vol. 21, pp. 511 - 526,

Guy A; Stone O; Curnoe D, 2012, 'Assessment of the release of a troop of rehabilitated vervet monkeys to the Ntendeka Wilderness area, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Primates', Primates, vol. 53, pp. 171 - 179,

Stone O; Laffan SW; Curnoe D; Rushworth I; Herries AIR, 2012, 'Distribution and population estimate for the Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa', Primates, vol. 53, pp. 337 - 344,

Curnoe D; Ji X; Herries AIR; Kanning B; Tacon PS; Zhende B; Fink D; Yunsheng Z; Hellstrom J; Yun J; Cassis G; Bing S; Wroe S; Shi H; Parr H; Shengmin H; Rogers N, 2012, 'Human remains from the Pleistocene-Holocene transition of southwest China suggest a complex evolutionary history for East Asians', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, pp. Article number e31918,

Tacon PS; Aubert M; Gang L; Decong Y; Hong L; May SK; Fallon S; Xueping J; Curnoe D; Herries AIR, 2012, 'Uranium-series age estimates for rock art in southwest China', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 39, pp. 492 - 499,

Curnoe D, 2011, 'Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia', AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIEW, vol. 28, pp. 241 - 243,

Curnoe D, 2011, 'A 150-year conundrum: cranial robusticity and the origin of Aboriginal Australians', International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 2011, pp. 1 - 18,

Guy A; Curnoe D, 2011, 'Death During Parturition of a Captive Adult Female Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) and its Social Consequences for a Captive Troop', Laboratory Primate Newsletter, vol. 50, pp. 4 - 6,

Curnoe D; Su B; Chauhan P; Gowlett J, 2011, 'Key Evolutionary Transformations in Homo sapiens.', Int J Evol Biol, vol. 2011, pp. 478690,

Guy A; Stone O; Curnoe D, 2011, 'The release of a troop of rehabilitated vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: outcomes and assessment', Folia Primatologica, vol. 82, pp. 308 - 320,

Herries AIR; Hopley PJ; Adams JW; Curnoe D; Maslin MA, 2010, 'Letter to the editor: Geochronology and palaeoenvironments of Southern African hominin-bearing localities-A reply to Wrangham et al., 2009. "shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hominins"', American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 143, pp. 640 - 646,

Curnoe D, 2010, 'A review of early Homo in southern Africa focusing on cranial, mandibular and dental remains, with the description of a new species (Homo gautengensis sp. nov.)', Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 61, pp. 151 - 177,

Curnoe D, 2010, 'Evidence of pathological conditions in the Florisbad Cranium', Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 59, pp. 504 - 513,

Tacon P; Gang L; Decong Y; May S; Hong ; Aubert M; Ji X; Curnoe D; Herries AI, 2010, 'Naturalism, Nature and Questions of Style in Jinsha River Rock Art, Northwest Yunnan, China', Cambridge Archaeological Journal, vol. 20, pp. 67 - 86,

Wroe S; Ferrara T; McHenry C; Curnoe D; Chamoli U, 2010, 'The craniomandibular mechanics of being human', Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences, vol. 277, pp. 3579 - 3586,

Herries AI; Curnoe D; Adams JW, 2009, 'A multi-disciplinary seriation of early Homo and Paranthropus bearing palaeocaves in southern Africa', Quaternary International, vol. 202, pp. 14 - 28,

Curnoe D, 2009, 'Possible causes and significance of cranial robusticity among Pleistocene-Early Holocene Australians', Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 36, pp. 980 - 990,

Curnoe D; Green HM, 2009, 'Sexual dimorphism in Southeast Asian crania: a geometric morphometric approach', Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 60, pp. 517 - 534,

Curnoe D, 2008, 'Affinities of the swartkrans early homo mandibles', Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 59, pp. 123 - 147,

Coate JA; Curnoe D, 2007, 'Comparing morphological and genetic distances within the Catarrhine', HOMO-JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol. 58, pp. 242 - 242,

Louys JC; Curnoe D; Tong H, 2007, 'Characteristics of Pleistocene megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia', Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, vol. 243, pp. 152 - 173,

Green HM; Curnoe D, 2007, 'Cranial morphology in contemporary east asia: A 3D approach', Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology, vol. 58, pp. 248 - 249,

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