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By G. Richard Scott,Joel D. Irish

Researchers have lengthy had an curiosity in dental morphology as a genetic proxy to reconstruct inhabitants historical past. a lot curiosity was once fostered by way of average plaques and linked descriptions that include the Arizona kingdom collage Dental Anthropology method, built through Christy G. Turner, II and scholars. the program has served because the beginning for 1000's of anthropological reviews for over 30 years. In acceptance of that good fortune, this quantity brings jointly a few of the world's major dental morphologists to extend upon the ideas and techniques provided within the well known The Anthropology of recent Human enamel (Cambridge collage Press, 1997), prime the reader from technique to utilized study. After a preparatory part at the present wisdom of heritability and gene expression, a chain of case experiences display the software of dental morphological research in either fossil and more moderen populations (and individuals), from neighborhood to international scales.

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