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Henry et al. in PNAS, “Microfossils in calculus demonstrate consumption of cooked foods in Neanderthal diets”

“Neanderthals diet includes the consumption of a variety of plant foods, in the form of phytoliths and starch grains recovered from dental calculus of Neanderthal skeletons from Shanidar Cave, Iraq, and Spy Cave, Belgium. Some of the plants are typical … Continue reading

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