Analysis of up to 100,000-year-old DNA at the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA promises to throw new light on some of today’s most intriguing questions.
Do the Tasmanian Devil’s ancestors hold genetic clues to halting the voracious devil facial tumour disease? Was the iconic Dodo really just a big pigeon? Can the lone sailor recovered from the HMAS Sydney finally bring closure to his living relatives? In clear, everyday language, Dr Jeremy Austin will bring this fascinating field of discovery to life.