Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotopes in Human Hair can tell us where we’re from

Couple weeks ago we saw how stable isotope analysis was used in a paleoanthropological context, with a Neandertal tooth. A new study published in this week's issue of PNAS, extends stable isotope analysis from bones to hair -- and this time instead of looking at strontium, a metal, hydrogen and oxygen isotopes were screened. Here's... Continue Reading →

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