Palaeoanthropology: Broken teeth point to rough diet

show signs of disease and are extremely worn — possibly from eating hard and fibrous foods. In 2000, researchers uncovered a jaw bone (pictured) at a site in Dmanisi, Georgia, which has produced the oldest human fossils outside Africa. Laura Martín-Francés at the National Research Centre on Human Evolution in Burgos, Spain, and her team examined the fossil… CONTINUE READING