The hidden history found in your teeth | Carolyn Freiwald

02.12.2021 - By TED Talks Science and Medicine

Download our free app to listen on your phone

Your teeth carry secrets: centuries of history about your ancestors, from where they lived to what they ate and where they traveled. Bioarchaeologist Carolyn Freiwald traces the story of human migration across the Americas -- from Mayan royalty and Belizean buccaneers to rural Appalachian farmers -- to illustrate what ancient teeth can reveal about you.

More episodes from TED Talks Science and Medicine