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An Inca god’s colours revealed, Corsican granite and the Roman Empire, and a new way to regulate the expression of RNA genes

Researchers from the CNRS, Sorbonne Université, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle and the Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac have used X-ray fluorescence spectrometry to analyze the colours painted on a statue of the Inca god and oracle Pachacamac. This measurement, combined with…
18th January 2020
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The 3D chemical composition of organic fossils, pea genome assembled, and dense Antarctic water returns to the Atlantic

A team of scientists led by researchers from the Institut photonique d’Analyse non-destructive Européen des Matériaux Anciens (IPANEMA - CNRS/Min. Culture/Univ Versailles St-Quentin) say they have developed a new technique for studying the composition of fossils down to a scale of one…
4th September 2019