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Changing views of evolutionary factors at work on earliest mammals

Using 3D-printed replicas of 200-million-year-old mammal teeth and polymers that mimic insect prey, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst this week provide the first laboratory-tested evidence that the ability for teeth to damage prey is a more significant Factor driving Evolutionary changes in tooth shape than either bite force or the animal's energy expenditure. UMass Amherst researchers used 3-D-printed replicas of...

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