Teeth contain detailed records of lead contamination in humans and other primates
By Tanya M. Smith, Professor in the Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution & Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University
Christine Austin, Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Ichan School of Medicine
Like rings in tree trunks, the layers of our teeth carry a detailed record of our growth — and reveal lead contamination is common.
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- Wednesday, March 17, 2021