This is really cool: 4,000 year old lentils ready to be planted. Scientists at a Turkish university are attempting to transfer 17 lentil plants from the lab to the outdoors. Those 17 plants? Were germinated from three - just three - seeds found during an archaeological dig. Amazing.
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Some interesting news stories about museums from the last week or so. From the NY Times, as usual.