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Claire B. Fridkin

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The Kronostory of the Kronosaurus

Almost 30 years after discovering a fossil in Australia, the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology displayed the largest Kronosaurus skeleton ever to be mounted.

Archaeological Dig
Around Town

Digging Chinatown

From the earth, they pull up debris dating back to 1970s Chinatown: melon candy wrappers, burnt cigarette wrappers, cassette tapes, empty soda bottles.

Christina Warriner

Food for Thought with Christina Warinner

A row of colorful, plastic-wrapped toothbrushes lines a shelf in Christina Warinner’s office. Their presence is a bit ironic, as Warinner’s research seems to put her at odds with dental hygiene: some of her most important discoveries come from residue left on the teeth of ancient humans.