Going to Pot: Team Using Proteomics to Examine What Ancient Populations Ate | GenomeWeb
Can proteomics provide clues to the fate of lost civilizations?
In a novel use of technology and methods that are more used to study tissue and fluid samples, an interdisciplinary team of researchers will use mass spectrometry to look at centuries-old pots, pans, and dishes to search out protein residues to look for clues about how ancient populations survived — or didn’t.

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