News Focus5TH INTERNATIONAL ANCIENT DNA CONFERENCE

Divining Diet and Disease From DNA

Science  28 Jul 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5479, pp. 530-531
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5479.530

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MANCHESTER, U.K.-- Some 110 scientists from a range of disciplines gathered in the overcast British midlands for the 5th International Ancient DNA Conference, held here from 12 to 14 July. Among the attractions were new insights into the diets of early Americans gleaned from ancient human coprolites and intriguing reports of nuclear DNA and ancient viral sequences extracted from mammoth bones.