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Genomics & Microbiology Lab Director first author on enamel evolution paper

Getting to the Root of Enamel Evolution, from Duke Today:

"Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives and forebears.  A new study, published May 5 in the Journal of Human Evolution, offers insight into how evolution shaped our teeth, one gene at a time."

Julie Horvath, director of the Museum’s Genomics and Microbiology Lab, is first author on the paper.

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014