News in Europe: Convoying the Message

Greetings, unicorns of the West, from Poland! It’s cloudy and humid, harvest season has begun, and since we’re a bit closer to the conflict, the news about Ukraine sounds a lot more worrying. Read More News in Europe: Convoying the Message

Carbon-14 Dating

I’ve taken a bit of a break for the last few years. In that time, I’ve finished my PhD in molecular biology and I’ve started a post-doctoral fellowship. I’m very glad to be back with Persephone  and to be answering your science questions!

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Persephone Pioneers: Janet Stephens, Hair Archaeologist

Janet Stephens is a real-life Indiana Jones: by day, she’s a hairdresser, but by night, she’s a hair archaeologist. Her interest isn’t just casual: she’s been published  in academic journals, she presents regularly at conferences, and she is the first person to take studying and recreating ancient hairstyles seriously. Welcome, Janet Stephens!

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Crosspost: The Archaeology of Invisible Colors

It was Ms. Plum, on the veranda, with the cute shoes.

Join Interrobang Katie on a purple fashion adventure after the cut, in a post which originally appeared on that Apex of Awesome, Interrobangs Anonymous. Read More Crosspost: The Archaeology of Invisible Colors