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Minding the gaps: A methodological approach to inter-individual variability in skeletal completion

Four and a half years ago, in summer 2011, I took the Kampsville Bioarchaeology and Human Osteology lab course through ASU. The class is an intensive osteological bootcamp, and though I’d previously taken an introductory osteology course at Michigan, the immersive … Continue reading

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Caries

One of the little known benefits of studying ancient human teeth is that during my weeks or months of analyzing skeletal remains, I suddenly become EXTREMELY CONCERNED about my own dental health. Brushing twice daily, flossing, gargling with mouth wash, you name it … Continue reading

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