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Anthropology: Neanderthals Took Good Care of Their Teeth, Unlike Some of Us

No flossing? Some 46,000 years ago in what is now the Polish highlands, a Neanderthal man got some food stuck between his teeth. So he did what any self-respecting hominin would do—he reached for a toothpick, according to new research. … Continue reading

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