Behind the lips of each and everyone of us is a beautiful smile, right? Our teeth have been so valuable to us as a species. We’ve often been told that our modern dental issues are caused by our diet or that it’s genetic and that it runs in the family. Well, boy, does it ever! Scientists studying ancient human fossils started to notice some interesting things about our teeth through the ages. This new study also draws many comparisons to the types of dental damage we see these days as well. The big question is, did ancient humans have any modern dental issues?
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In just a few short years, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, sometimes called drones) has risen dramatically. You may know someone who flies one as a hobby, and you’ve certainly seen the breathtaking bird’s-eye footage they can produce for movies and television.
What insect is about as old as the Dinosaurs, lives on every non-frozen continent, and might be able to tell us about how species could adapt to our planet’s changing climate? Let’s talk about those little social creatures, Ants. Climate scientists have been looking at ants to better understand how these animals react to environmental changes.