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Find out more about this research by Dr Hector Orengo from the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

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Festival information

Cambridge Science Festival 2018
12 - 25 March 2018

Cover image: Dr Hector Orengo, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

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