Browsing the "Teeth" Tag

Neanderthals used toothpicks

April 28th, 2016 | by Admin

Traces of bark, found in Spain’s El Sidrón Cave, with fossilized plaque on them suggest that Neanderthals used them as


“Hobbit” teeth undergo analysis

December 11th, 2015 | by Admin

Researchers have analysed 40 teeth from nine specimens of Homo floresiensis, revealing that the species was separate from modern humans.


Air pollution found in 400,000 dental plaque

June 25th, 2015 | by Admin

Respiratory irritants have been found on 400,000-year-old teeth discovered in Qesem Cave, Israel. Possible respiratory irritants, including traces of charcoal—manmade


The oldest evidence of mushrooms as food

April 27th, 2015 | by Admin

Analyses of ancient dental calculus from the Upper Palaeolithic has revealed that mushrooms were consumed as a food source 18,000-12,000


Lost Homo Erectus tooth found in Sweden

March 20th, 2015 | by Admin

A 500,000-year-old teeth belonging to “Peking Man” have been found in unpacked boxes from Otto Zdansky’s expedition to the caves