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Christina Warinner:
Christina Warinner: Rastreando doenças ancestrais utilizando... placa dental

TED2012 · 5:31 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Christina Warinner: Christina Warinner: Rastreando doenças ancestrais utilizando... placa dental
5:31 · Filmed February 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Imagine o que poderíamos aprender sobre doenças ao estudar a história da doença humana, desde hominídeos ancestrais até o presente. Mas como? Christina Warinner, parceira do TED, é uma geneticista arqueológica, e ela encontrou uma nova ferramenta espetacular — o DNA microbial em placa dental fossilizada.

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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