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Raw Stone Age Meals Got Tenderizing Treatment

March 10th, 2016

Episode 437 of 725 episodes

Pounding and slicing meat and vegetables would have saved our ancestors millions of tough chews a year—potentially explaining the evolution of smaller jaws and teeth. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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