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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week (Episode 14)

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In this episode, researchers reveal their findings of a cross-discipline analysis of ancient cemeteries. Their research sheds light on aspects of social organization and migration of 6th-century barbarians. Another segment discusses a new sensor based on an ancient African musical instrument that can detect adulterated and counterfeit medications. Part of the "4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 5 seconds

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