Brief communication: Dental microwear and diet of Homo naledi.

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OBJECTIVES A recent study of dental chipping suggested that Homo naledi teeth were exposed to "acute trauma" on a regular basis during life, presumably from the consumption of grit-laden foods. This follows debate concerning the etiology of dental chips in South African hominin teeth that dates back more than half a century. Some have argued that antemortem… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23418

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