Ancient DNA Research in Maritime and Underwater Archaeology: Pitfalls, Promise, and Future Directions

  title={Ancient DNA Research in Maritime and Underwater Archaeology: Pitfalls, Promise, and Future Directions},
  author={L G Briggs},
  • L. Briggs
  • Published 14 January 2020
  • Environmental Science
The rapid progression of DNA technology allows for the application of recently developed techniques to an ever-growing body of archaeological and environmental material recovered from submerged archaeological sites. As NGS and DNA Capture replace PCR as the predominant method used to characterise DNA present within an archaeological sample, it is necessary to consider how this effects the possibilities for future research, but also gives cause to reconsider the findings of previously published… 

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