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Christina Warinner:
Christina Warinner: Sur la piste des maladies anciennes grâce à... la plaque dentaire

TED2012 · 5:31 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Christina Warinner: Christina Warinner: Sur la piste des maladies anciennes grâce à... la plaque dentaire
5:31 · Filmed February 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Imaginez ce que l'on pourrait apprendre sur les maladies d'aujourd'hui en étudiant l'histoire des maladies humaines d'hier, dès anciens hominidés jusqu'à nos jours. Mais comment? Christina Warinner, TED Fellow et généticienne-archéologue, a trouvé un nouvel instrument assez spectaculaire : l'ADN microbien dans la plaque dentaire fossilisée.

Archaeological geneticist
Christina Warinner is a researcher at the University of Zurich, where she studies how humans have co-evolved with environments, diets and disease. Full bio
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