Dentists from Katowice who examined the teeth of six people ‘rejected by society’ and accused of being ‘vampires’, found their gnashers were in ‘good condition’.
Having been first decapitated, the skulls in Gliwice had been placed between the victims’ legs leading some to speculate that they had belonged to people suspected of being vampires.
The team from Poznań, Warsaw and Toruń say that, if successful, by using stem cells found in human gums they will be able to produce tooth buds and rebuild the structure of the peripheral nerves.
The dentary bone with two rows of cusps on molars and double-rooted teeth is the oldest of its type in the world and belonged to a new early-diverging haramiyid species from the late Triassic period named Kalaallitkigun jenkinsi (Greenlandic for 'tooth from Greenland') by its discoverers.
New research by Polish team shed lights on the diet of humans 9,000 years ago.
It took vets especially flown in from South Africa five hours to deal with the 20-year-old Israeli-born African Elephant’s teeth and last tusk after it was discovered to be in “very bad condition.”
When asked why they were taking such a huge tooth up the mountain, the Japanese ‘tourists’ said it was part of a scientific experiment, but didn’t reveal more.