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Talking turkey
Winter 2009
As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, you might like to know that turkey farming in North America has been around a lot longer than you thought. New genetic tools applied to a common turkey byproduct have given turkey afficionados a lot more to think about.
Categories: Archaeology, Anthropology
Tags: Turkeys, Coprolites, Basketmaker culture, Southwest United States, Pueblo culture, DNA

Lots of merit in biochem
Spring 2002
Molecular biologist Michael Smerdon has won a 10-year $3.58 million MERIT award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) so that he can continue his research on repairing DNA. Smerdon was the only scientist to receive t...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: DNA