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'Archaeology at Cambridge' 2016-17 annual report now available online

last modified Jun 20, 2018 08:25 AM
Showcasing research highlights, events and outreach for the academic year 2016-2017

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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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