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A Rising Star in the Trenches

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Science  09 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5779, pp. 1462-1463
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5779.1462

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A startlingly outspoken female scientist in this predominantly Muslim country, Salam al-Quntar is co-director of the key Hamoukar dig, where excavators are uncovering dramatic evidence of early urbanism in northern Mesopotamia (see main text). (Read more.)