The Poetry of Science

Episode 133: Scratched into the Past

January 3, 2022

This episode explores new research, which has found that head lice can help us to analyse the remains of our ancestors.

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Read this episode’s science poem here.         

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.  

Read ‘What DNA Knows’ by Charlotte Pence here.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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