Neanderthals and Modern Humans Diverged Earlier than Thought: Study
Neanderthals and Modern Humans Diverged Earlier than Thought: Study
Fossil records show that the most recent shared ancestor with modern humans may have lived at least 800,000 years ago.
Neanderthals and Modern Humans Diverged Earlier than Thought: Study
Neanderthals and Modern Humans Diverged Earlier than Thought: Study

Fossil records show that the most recent shared ancestor with modern humans may have lived at least 800,000 years ago.

Fossil records show that the most recent shared ancestor with modern humans may have lived at least 800,000 years ago.

dental science
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.
Enhancing Stem Cells Helps Regenerate Damaged Teeth in Mice
Enhancing Stem Cells Helps Regenerate Damaged Teeth in Mice
Diana Kwon | Jan 9, 2017
Scientists repurpose an Alzheimer’s drug to enhance the ability of stem cells to repair dental damage in mice.
Ditch the Floss?
Ditch the Floss?
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2016
US government agencies can’t provide strong scientific evidence that flossing is beneficial.
Enamel’s Origins
Enamel’s Origins
Karen Zusi | Sep 25, 2015
Fossil and genetic evidence indicates tooth enamel originated in the scales of ancient fish.
Telltale Mouth Microbes
Telltale Mouth Microbes
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 9, 2015
The composition of the plaque microbiome can reveal a child’s risk of dental caries months before the decay appears, according to a study.
Oral History
Oral History
Dan Cossins | Jun 1, 2013
Researchers use DNA from ancient tooth tartar to chart changes in the bacterial communities that have lived in human mouths for 8,000 years.