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Human ancestors used toothpicks

October 21st, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

New evidence suggests that humans were using toothpicks 1.8 million years ago. “Progressive tooth wear triggers bone remodelling processes that


Ötzi the Iceman gets a dental exam

April 19th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A CT scanner has been employed to analyse the teeth of Ötzi, the Neolithic man found frozen in the Italian



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