Caution Urged for Comparing Ancient and Modern Humans’ Oral Microbes
Caution Urged for Comparing Ancient and Modern Humans’ Oral Microbes
Microbial species that are commonly associated with oral diseases in modern humans are unreliable proxies for determining tooth health status in ancient samples, a new study finds.
Caution Urged for Comparing Ancient and Modern Humans’ Oral Microbes
Caution Urged for Comparing Ancient and Modern Humans’ Oral Microbes

Microbial species that are commonly associated with oral diseases in modern humans are unreliable proxies for determining tooth health status in ancient samples, a new study finds.

Microbial species that are commonly associated with oral diseases in modern humans are unreliable proxies for determining tooth health status in ancient samples, a new study finds.

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Microbes of the Human Tongue Form Organized Clusters
Microbes of the Human Tongue Form Organized Clusters
Kerry Grens | Dec 5, 2017
Bacteria on the tongue’s surface reside in clumps distinguished by genus, unlike the intermingled communities observed in other tissues.