29 Aug 2023

Ancient brick is a DNA time capsule

From Nights, 9:45 pm on 29 August 2023

Researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have extracted ancient DNA from a 2,900-year-old clay brick. What did they discover? Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen and husband Dr Troels Pank Arbøll were involved with the DNA extraction and study of the brick.