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From Nature: Tulane alumna combines medical and archeological training to study the ancient Maya

February 18th, 2019

A recent news item from Nature featured Tulane University alumna Dr. Vera Tiesler, bioarchaeologist and professor at the Autonomous University of the Yucatán. In the article, Dr. Tiesler discusses how her training as a physician and an archaeologist has been useful for shedding light on the lives ancient Maya individuals.

Read the entire story in the original article Maya bones bring a lost civilization to life.

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