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.


Read this episode’s science poem here.         

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.  

Read ‘What DNA Knows’ by Charlotte Pence here.


Music by Rufus Beckett.


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