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Ancient dental plaque sheds light on Easter Islanders diets

Ancient dental plaque sheds light on Easter Islanders' diets

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those working in the field of history will often point out that it is not as glamorous as the Indiana Jones movies make it, and for a PhD student digging the remnants of ancient food from...

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