Posts Tagged ‘teeth’

Early Human Diets

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
humans, hominins, Zeray Alemseged, teeth, diet, australopithecus, afarensis, dikika, ancestors, plants, homo, anthropology

The old saying “You are what you eat” takes on new significance in the most comprehensive analysis to date of early human teeth from Africa.

Annual Teeth

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
alligators, teeth, tooth, USC, University of Southern California, stem cells, dental

What if you could grow new teeth every year? It would cut down on the flossing!

Au. Sediba and our Family Tree

Monday, April 15th, 2013
humans, hominins, apes, fossils, skeleton, teeth, dental, sediba, africanus, afarensis, australopithecus, lucy, selam, zeray alemseged

Hominin fossils shake up the family tree!

The Original Mama’s Boy

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
Copeland_Paranthropus_photo

Chemical analysis of fossilized teeth shows our early male ancestors never roamed too far from home.

Sea Urchin Teeth

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011
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Can self-sharpening sea urchin teeth serve as an inspiration for future self-sharpening tools?

Warm-Blooded Reptiles?

Thursday, June 10th, 2010
Creator: Dmitry Bogdanov

Unlike modern-day reptiles, some of the giant reptiles from the Mesozoic era could have been warm-blooded.

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