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2013-01-29 09:47:14

For more than two decades, scientists have relied on studies that linked juvenile primate tooth development with their weaning as a rough proxy for understanding similar developmental landmarks in the evolution of early humans.

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2010-11-16 06:00:00

A new analysis of teeth from 11 Neanderthal and early human fossils shows that modern humans are slower than our ancestors to reach full maturity.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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