Who doesn’t love to walk around on a crisp autumn afternoon, listening to the satisfying crunch of the fallen leaves under our boots, and enjoying the speckled array of the reds, yellows and oranges around us? It happens every year, but have you ever wondered why some leaves fall and others don’t? Or why there’s such a variety of colours?
For a lot of people, visiting the dentist can be an exposing experience. Just by looking at their patients’ teeth, dentists can tell who’s been enjoying sugary drinks, or who skips flossing. As it turns out, dental bioarchaeologists can learn a lot from analyzing the teeth of prehistoric humans, too!