Alyssa Crittenden looks at computer

Oral Health Key to Understanding Humanity's Past, Study Says

Oral health of modern day African tribe transitioning from hunting and gathering to agricultural diet challenges long held presumptions about our Stone Age ancestors.

Alyssa Crittenden, assistant professor of anthropology at UNLV, left, Peter Ungar, distinguished professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas, and dentist John Sorrentino, right, conducted a study on the oral health of the Hadza population in Tanzania. (Matthew Reynolds / University of Arkansas)


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