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Possum teeth may pinpoint origins of preserved Maori heads – study

Peter Griffin posted in on January 19th, 2012.

Waikato University researcher Nicky Cameron has proven that new technology could be used to help pin down the origins of many preserved Maori heads.  She has tested  the enamel on the teeth of a model species, brushtail possums, to show that the technology could be used to compile a database for identifying the geographical origins […]

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