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Bones to DNA

  • Aired: 07/02/2013
  • 01:16
  • Rating: NR
Archaeologist Lauren O’Shea studies ancient bison DNA. She demonstrates in the lab how a chunk of bone can be broken down into DNA for analysis. DNA tells a history. “It’s not the written record,” she says, “but it’s a biological record of the past.”
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Archaeologist Lauren O’Shea demonstrates how ancient bone can be broken down into DNA.
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