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The Tales in Teeth

The Tales in Teeth
Families

Talk

Attenborough Studio

7 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Healthy teeth are crucial to human well-being and as everyone knows, regular brushing is key to keeping clear of the dentist's chair - but teeth also hold information that provides an amazing and unexpected insight into the life of their owner and by studying the teeth of humans that lived thousands of years ago we can learn more about the fascinating world in which they lived. Join us today to meet a Museum scientist who works on the techniques used to decipher the information our teeth hold and to discover what these techniques have told us about the lives of humans from bygone times.

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