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Digging Up The Genetic Origins Of Inner Asia’s Mummies

Genomic analysis of the Tarim Basin mummies has revealed their origins as a local group in China’s Xinjiang region, rather than a migratory population.

Fancy A Beer From A 5,000-Year-Old Recipe? (VIDEO)

Remnants of a 5,000-year-old ‘beer-making toolkit’ found in Northern China reveal a surprising recipe for this ubiquitous beverage.

The Power of Knowledge

SMU Assistant Professor Hiro Saito’s research on the interaction between state and citizen reveals the profound role that experts can play in public policy.