Blurt!Commonplace Book

“This single discarded piece of ancient chewing gum tells us that the ancient woman … was probably lactose intolerant, ate duck and hazelnuts, and may recently have had pneumonia. She also had blue eyes, dark brown hair, and dark skin.” (Kiona N. Smith, “Ancient ‘chewing gum’ contains a 5,700-year-old genome”)

Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10:34:41pm PDT