Fun fact about fashion and…lice?

We were all naked until 170,000 years ago

Clothing first appeared 170,000 years ago. That’s what University of Florida researchers have deduced from an unlikely source – the annoying clothing louse.

David Reed, associate curator of mammals at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus, worked with colleagues worldwide for five years to sequence the DNA of clothing lice to determine when they first began to diverge from the harmless but cringe-inducing head louse. Read more…

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