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Our research ranges in time from the Palaeolithic to the modern day, and in space from the Americas to the UK and Europe, ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, South Asia and Australia.

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Duckworth Laboratory

The Duckworth Laboratory is dedicated to the study of human and primate anatomy. At its core are its collections of human and non-human primate skeletal remains, as well as of casts of hominin fossils.

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Carlsberg Foundation award £2.3m for ancient rice genetics project

Aug 31, 2018

"Uncovering the genetics of rice resilience to environmental stressors: An ancient genomics approach" will map the genome of past rice with the intention of identifying genes that can be used to make the rice of today stronger and more resilient.

Sicilian amber in Western Europe pre-dates the arrival of Baltic amber by at least 2,000 years

Aug 29, 2018

Amber from Sicily arrived in Iberia as early as the 4th Millennium BC, some 2,000 years before the appearance of Baltic amber to the peninsula. New study also suggests that Baltic amber reached Iberia via the Mediterranean not via direct trade with the North.

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