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Beeswax placed on top of this cracked tooth may be the earliest example of therapeutic dentistry.

The discovery of a 6,500-year-old piece of beeswax provides insight into the origins of dentistry.

In a paper published in PLoS One, a multidisciplinary group at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Italy reports that an analysis of a human jaw found over a century ago in Slovenia shows evidence for what may be the earliest case of a therapeutic filling in human history.

The jawbone belongs to what would have been a man in his late twenties who lived during the Neolithic period. A vertical crack on his left canine had exposed some of the inner enamel and tissues within the tooth called dentin. To patch the problem, somebody — it’s not clear whether the procedure was done before or after the man died — stuffed the hole with beeswax. Given the degree of dental damage, researchers who examined the jaw believe it would’ve been pretty painful, and that the beeswax was used to reduce discomfort in the tooth.

The remains were unearthed over 100 years ago, but the filling managed to escape notice until now — possible nobody knew to look for it. Examples of ancient dentistry are extremely rare. In any case, after discovering the filling, scientists used carbon dating to find out how old the beeswax was, and even created a digital 3D model of the original tooth.

(Source: The Atlantic)

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Anonymous asked: Whats the most gruesome case you've ever been involved in ( assuming you work with such) if not, most gruesome case you've heard of? Thanks :)

Most gruesome I’ve worked on, I can’t discuss.

Gruesome is kind of hard to gauge because my threashold is pretty high. If I had to choose, I’d say Joachim Kroll.

Why? Because :On 3 July 1976, Kroll was arrested for kidnapping and killing a four-year-old girl named Marion Kettner. As police went from home to home, a neighbor approached a policeman and told him that the waste-pipe in his apartment building had blocked up, and when he had asked his neighbor, Kroll, whether he knew what had been blocking the pipe, Kroll had simply replied; “Guts”. Upon this report, the police went up to Kroll’s apartment and found the body of the Kettner girl cut up: some parts were in the refrigerator, a small hand was cooking in a pan of boiling water and the entrails were found stuck in the waste-pipe.

There are a lot of really heinous crimes that have happened. With Kroll, I can just picture what his place looked like, and smelled like. It must have been just horrendous

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Anonymous asked: i'm a bit confused, the transcript is the written version of the audio tape, but is that tape he who recorded himself while actually being with one of his victims?

He recorded the tapes himself and he would play for his victims while they were bound.

There are no recordings of his ACTUAL tape that have been released, to my knowledge.

Random people on the internet have read the written transcript of the tape and recorded it using their own voice.

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Anonymous asked: wait what, I've read the transcript but the actual tapes? Have you seen any of it?

no. There are people who have recorded themselves reading the transcripts of his audio tape

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Anonymous asked: if you had to pick one person that you think is the worst sexual murder, who would it be?

If you mean someone who commits sex related homicides, then David Parker Ray.

I won’t post any of his “toy box tape” here, but there are transcriptions online. It’s really sick, twisted and disturbing.

He was a horrible person. I can’t even put into words how disgusting he was

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medioxumate reblogged your post A Michigan judge had scathing words W… and added:

I dunno, I have a real issue with judge making comments like this. I feel they should remain impartial throughout the

I agree, a judge should be impartial, but for her to be laughing and smiling during the victim’s family’s statements was uncalled for and she needed to be put in her place. She obviously doesn’t have a single shred of remorse.

If it were  any other time during the trial, he probably wouldn’t have gotten away with saying things like that.

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‘I Hope You Die in Prison’: Judge’s Scathing Words for Woman Convicted of Killing Her Boyfriend

What a bitch! Props to the judge for not putting up with that crap in his courtroom.

She says it was self defense.

Check the source for a video of her ridiculous behavior and the judge’s statement 

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