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LOA Today – 11.12.15

This week we complete our series of interviews with Joel Elston to-date. This was actually my second interview with Joel, taking place in October of 2014 just a few weeks after the untimely death of his adopted son. It’s a noteworthy interview because it not only focuses attention on his son’s death, but more importantly it shows how a grieving person can take steps to turn that grief into rememberances of love and appreciation for the departed person.

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New radio carbon dating technique will revolutionise field archaeology

Scientists from the University of Liverpool are developing a new carbon dating technology that could revolutionize field archaeology. In partnership with Norton Priory Museum & Gardens and supported by funding from theArts Council England, they will develop a new technique which will make it quicker and easier to date archaeological finds. Radiocarbon dating is used to determine the age of ancient objects by …