Teeth

The topography of teeth

Ancient human teeth can tell us a lot. Hidden inside each set of teeth are clues about their owner’s behavior and ancestry as well as what really made up the paleo diet. Shara Bailey, Associate Professor of Anthropology at New York University, reads the topography of teeth to better understand the origins and lineages of […]

SciTech Now Episode 406

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at the topography of teeth; a dwindling supply of plutonium threatens deep space exploration; meet the Kootenai tribe of Idaho who are saving the white sturgeon; and a speed-dating science competition.