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Of Fish and Men…Studying Fossil Fish in Ethiopia

Scott Rufolo is applying his newfound knowledge of fossil fish, studying specimens millions of years old at the National Museum of Ethiopia. Continue reading

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How to Keep Skeletons Clean—Just Spit on Them!

Researcher Scott Rufolo tells us about some sometimes surprising techniques that he learned for cleaning bones that will be added to the museum’s collections or used in our research projects. Continue reading

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Adventures in Argentina, Part 2—A Zooarchaeological Conference in a Land of Great Natural Beauty

Scott Rufolo’s research travels let him drink in the marvels of nature while he tries to understand how animals contributed to the emergence of the first cities of ancient civilizations. Continue reading

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