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I am interested in the interaction between human physical condition and social complexity in China, mainly from Late Paleolithic to Middle Neolithic period, based on the Bioarchaeological analysis of human remains. In specific, the dietary structure, nutrition and health condition of ancient people which might indicate the difference among status or genders; activity pattern and work load which might help us better understand the cultural dissemination, and formation of the multiple central authorities in early China.
Estimation of body mass from human remains of Beiqian site in Dawenkou Cultural period, 北阡遗址大汶口文化时期居民体质量初探，Oriental Archaeology, Vol.10,《东方考古》第10集:pp77-87.
Co-author: C and N stable isotope analysis of human and animal bones at the Beiqian site, Science China: Earth Sciences, July, 2013: pp1-7.
Co-author: Reconstructing the food structure of ancient coastal inhabitants from Beiqian village: stable isotopic analysis of fossil human bone, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2012, 57(17):pp 2148-2154.