Every tooth tells a different story

April 21, 2020 - General

Researchers at the University of Tubingen have shown that the shape of human teeth can be used to reconstruct genetic relationships. Dr. Hannes Rathmann and Dr. Hugo Reyes-Centeno of the University of Tubingen’s Humanities Center for Advanced Studies have established which specific dental features are best suited to infer genetic relationships and which dental features might instead reflect other factors, such as adaptations to the…

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