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Friday, July 15, 2022

Western bias in human genetic studies is 'both scientifically damaging and unfair'
The vast majority of participants in genomics research have European ancestry. That is hindering biomedical research, a team of researchers say.

Cavers find pristine mineshaft frozen in time for 200 years. The lack of oxygen means the mine is in an exceptional state of preservation – the context … is "really very unusual", said Jamie Lund, an archaeologist with the National Trust.,capsule%E2%80%9D%20of%20their%20underground%20life.
Roz Hunter-Anderson writes:
Yours truly provided the archaeological context for these findings, also most of the samples!  
Harvard press release here:
entire paper here:
The harvest of tītī, known as muttonbirding, could be under threat as climate change begins to alter its ecosystem
Curator discovers convicts after dark and Antarctic wonders in treasured career

Conference Registration and Paper Abstract Deadline
Conference Registration is Open
& Session Abstract Deadline
AAA 2022 Conference Darwin, December 7-9 2022
Skeletons of soldiers who died at the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium in 1815 have been unearthed by archaeologists.  Experts say the discoveries are "incredibly rare" on a Napoleonic battlefield and further excavation is under way to learn more. 
Zealand Pouhere Taonga Archaeologists' Newsletter.
The harvest of tītī, known as muttonbirding, could be under threat as climate change begins to alter its ecosystem
Tooth isotopes offer window into South Australia's early colonial history
Taupo museum past archaeology

Our changing world preserving Antarctic heritage

Aviation Cultures   Session 6 is on archaeology.  On-line Starts today.

Buildings archaeology?
Vintage Burger King Is Discovered Fully Intact Behind a Wall at a Delaware Mall

Art Industry News: Architect Bas Smets's Plan to Revitalize Notre Dame Makes Archaeology the Star of the Show

Archaeologist required Job in Canterbury - SEEK
Archaeologist required
Underground Overground Archaeology
Moriori Koiwi
Hawkes Bay Pa – digital tours
Wellington – Webbs
Exhibition of A R D Fairburn artworks. The commentary describes how Fairburn came to use recordings of Māori rock art made by Theo Schoon in his products.
Human jaw bone likely from India found in renovations after being buried for 140 years
Police were called, but it was quickly established that it was more of a historical find and Heritage New Zealand (HNZ) was called in. R

Ancient DNA yields surprising findings on world's earliest seafarers

2022 – Turns out it can get worse. | Christchurch uncovered

Heritage this month

Ancient DNA reveals five streams of migration into Micronesia and matrilocality in early Pacific seafarers

Rock identification app

Buster Layzell explains how he is able to combine his interests in forensic anthropology and field archaeology.

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