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The famous shipwreck that brought us the mysterious Antikythera mechanism has revealed a new secret: a two thousand year old human skeleton. The team hopes to extract DNA from the skull - a feat never attempted before on bones this old that have been underwater.

Read Nature's news article here:

http://www.nature.com/news/human-skeleton-found-on-famed-antikythera-shipwreck-1.20632

Read about the Return to Antikythera project here:

http://antikythera.whoi.edu/

19th September 2016

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