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        How Bones Reveal Environmental Health | Smithsonian Science How

        Explore information that can be read from a skeleton. Meet Dr. Sabrina Sholts, an anthropologist at the National Museum of Natural History. See how Sabrina studies skeletons, particularly human skulls, to understand environmental health. Learn about a variety of pollutants that can affect bone and tooth formation. Get a glimpse into the technology used to analyze bones for evidence of chemical exposure. Understand how the science of bioarchaeology links the past to the present through evidence recorded on ancient bones.

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