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Griffith Magazine

Griffith research unlocks ancient secrets

Cover Story

Third Edition February 2019

Griffith researchers have uncovered amazing new details about the lives of neanderthals who lived 250 thousand years ago all through the inspection of their teeth.

The study of infant neanderthal teeth, led by Associate Professor Tanya Smith of Griffith’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) revealed a major breakthrough in the reconstruction of ancient climates – a significant factor in human evolution. Professor Smith led an international team of biological anthropologists, archaeologists, earth scientists and public health specialists from Australia, North America and Europe