Books et al.Paleoanthropology

What lies beneath

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Science  15 Mar 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6432, pp. 1156
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw4154

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Summary

The hard tissues of the human body have lately enjoyed a moment in the sun with the appearance of important treatments of teeth by Peter Ungar and Tanya Smith (1, 2). Joining the ranks is Brian Switek's Skeleton Keys, which is devoted to the bones that compose the human skeleton and explaining how they can tell us about everything from human evolution to human prejudice.