Be part of the Isotopic Silk Road project that is underway with the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at the Departments of Human Evolutionary Biology and History (Profs. Tuross and McCormick) at Harvard University. Up to ten hours/week are needed for up to three students. The main tasks are sample weighing, data analysis and graph production. Contact us for this unique opportunity.
Suppose you want to track climate over the past century. That’s easy enough to accomplish with existing records — but what if you want to go back 500 years? What about 1,000 years? What if you want to go back even further?
Harvard Archaeology Professor Noreen Tuross sought to rehabilitate the image of Neanderthals as meat-eating brutes last week, presenting evidence that, though they almost certainly ate red meat, Neanderthal diets also consisted of other foods — like escargot. Read more about Of Neanderthals and dairy farmers