Visitors can get a look inside the laboratory and see first-hand how DNA is extracted from specimens, sequenced and analyzed.
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Visitors are able to speak directly to scientists every day from 11am to noon.
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At the Regenstein Lab visitors can watch anthropology conservators and collections staff working on artifacts from all over the world.
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An anthropologist works on an artifact from the South Pacific. Scientists work to conserve artifacts and learn more about how objects were made and used.
Originally built for the preparation and conservation of SUE’s bones, the Fossil Prep Lab uses cutting-edge technology to prepare and examine fossils from all over the world.
A scientist looks through a microscope and uses a precision drilling tool as she prepares Ichthyosaur fossils for display and for research.
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