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Ancient DNA Analysis

Watch this video to learn more about how ancient DNA samples are processed and analysed.

Although based on the same principles, ancient DNA (aDNA) analysis requires extra protection against contamination. Watch this video to learn more about the process of preparing and analysing samples for aDNA analysis.

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Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

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