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The molecule hunt : archaeology and the search for ancient DNA

Author: Martin Jones
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Allen Lane, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A revolution is underway in archaeology. For the first time the molecular record of past life, entombed for millennia in archaeological and geological material, has become widely accessible to science. Miraculous-seeming techniques now allow ancient remains to speak volumes about a past we thought lost." "For twenty-five years, Martin Jones's work has involved shifting the emphasis within archaeology from inert  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Martin, 1951-
Molecule hunt.
London ; New York, N.Y. : Allen Lane, 2001
(OCoLC)624473373
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Jones
ISBN: 0713994231 9780713994230
OCLC Number: 47903083
Description: viii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A different kind of past --
The quest for ancient DNA --
Our curious cousins --
Final traces of life --
Gaining control --
Ending the chase --
Great journeys --
Beyond DNA --
Friends and relations --
Enemies within --
The hunt goes on.
Responsibility: Martin Jones.
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Molecular archaeology is widely regarded as the most innovative field within contemporary archaeological science. This text offers an overview of this science, drawing on case studies and showing how  Read more...

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