Videoscope analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton reveals detailed dental information


Impression: An image of the skull, put together with a detail of the palate, with the maxillary enamel noticeable.
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Credit: Soprintendenza ABAP for each la Città metropolitana di Bari.

Short article Title: In situ observations on the dentition and oral cavity of the Neanderthal skeleton from Altamura (Italy)

Funding: This work was supported by Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, PRIN 2015 grant to G.M., J.M.-C. and D.M., quantity 2015WPHSCJ, The Soprintendenza A.B.A.P. for every la città metropolitana di Bari (previously Soprintendenza Archeologia per la Puglia) the “G. Sergi” Museum of Anthropology (Sapienza University of Rome) and the Museo delle Civiltà (section “L. Pigorini”, Rome) granted obtain to fossil specimens. The business Olympus (Olympus Italia S.r.l. and Olympus Europe) offered the endoscopic equipment. DentaForm S.r.l. (Pistoia, Italy) offered the NOMAD™ Professional 2 X-ray program and the KaVo ScanXam™. The funders had no function in research layout, information collection and investigation, decision to publish, or preparing of the manuscript.

Competing Passions: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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