Jeremy E. Martin
École normale supérieure de Lyon
Publications 24
Théo Tacail5
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(CNRS: Centre national de la recherche scientifique),
Béatrice Thivichon-Prince4
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(UCBL: Claude Bernard University Lyon 1)
+ 3 AuthorsVincent Balter16
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(CNRS: Centre national de la recherche scientifique)
Abstract Weaning practices differ among great apes and likely diverged during the course of human evolution, but behavioral inference from the fossil record is hampered by a lack of unambiguous biomarkers. Here, we show that early-life dietary transitions are recorded in human deciduous tooth enamel as marked variations in Ca isotope ratios (δ44/42Ca). Using a sequential microsampling method along the enamel growth axis, we collected more than 150 enamel microsamples from 51 deciduous teeth of 1...