M. Brouillette, Quanta
Somewhere in a remote cave in western Georgia, a few dozen miles east of the Black Sea shore, scientists on an archaeological dig were searching among scattered stalagmites for pieces of the past. Ancient bones were strewn about on the floor of the cave, but those held only mild interest for the team.
Original Title: Ancient DNA Yields Snapshots of Vanished Ecosystems
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/30/ancient_dna_yields_snapshots_of_vanished_ecosystems_286121.html