News tagged with ancient bones

Cutting costs to the bone

A new and cheaper method for screening ancient bones to determine whether they contain DNA has been described in a PhD thesis by a conservator at the University of Stavanger's Archaeological Museum.

dateAug 15, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Making the bones speak

In a narrow, modest laboratory in Michigan State University’s Giltner Hall, students pore over African skeletons from the Middle Ages in an effort to make the bones speak.

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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