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Scientists reveal Stone Age man's sweet tooth

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February 12, 2014
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Scientists say they have identified the earliest signs of tooth decay in humans, from the remains of Stone Age teeth found in Morocco. The findings suggest that people living in the area between 13,500 and 15,000 years ago may have been storing and eating plants rich in carbohydrates and sugar, several thousand years earlier than previously thought. Jim Drury has more. Video provided by Reuters


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