Background Checks

Ever feel like there's something missing in a news break? Written by U.S. archaeologist and science writer K. Kris Hirst, these stories support breaking news items by filling in some of the blank spaces, and fueled by Kris's irrepressible nosiness, uh, curiosity.

Stone, Lewi et al. "Extraordinary Curtailment of Massive Typhus Epidemic in the Warsaw Ghetto." Science Advances, vol. 6, 2020, p. eabc0927, doi:10.1126/sciadv.abc0927.
Sneed, Debby. "The Architecture of Access: Ramps at Ancient Greek Healing Sanctuaries." Antiquity, 2020, doi:10.15184/aqy.2020.123.
Stantis, Chris et al. "Who Were the Hyksos? Challenging Traditional Narratives Using Strontium Isotope (87sr/86sr) Analysis of Human Remains from Ancient Egypt." PLoS ONE, 2020, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0235414.
Ioannidis, Alexander G. et al. "Native American Gene Flow into Polynesia Predating Easter Island Settlement." Nature, 2020, doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2487-2.
Oinonen, Markku et al. "Buried in Water, Burdened by Nature—Resilience Carried the Iron Age People through Fimbulvinter." PLoS ONE, vol. 15, no. 4, 2020, p. e0231787, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231787.

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