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The origin of faeces: CoproID reliably predicts sources of ancient poop

April 20, 2020 - General

The archaeological record is littered with faeces, a potential goldmine for insights into ancient health and diet, parasite evolution, and the ecology and evolution of the microbiome. The main problem for researchers is determining whose faeces is under examination. A recent study published in the journal PeerJ, led by Maxime Borry and Christina Warinner of Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), presents…

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