Author: Ian Towle

Earliest known genetic condition on the enormous teeth of our close fossil relative

Our new research article describes the earliest known common genetic condition in our evolution, in a 2 million-year-old species called Paranthropus robustus. This species commonly had severe tooth defects caused by a genetic condition, amelogenesis...

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The diet of Homo naledi

  Homo naledi individuals chipped their teeth remarkably often, with far more fractures than nearly all studied hominin populations (humans and closely related fossil species). This is among the first evidence to be presented on...

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