A multidisciplinary research group coordinated by the University of Helsinki dated the bones of dozens of Iron Age residents of the Levänluhta site in Finland, and studied the carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios. The results provide an overview of the dietary habits based on terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems, as well as of sources of livelihoods throughout the Levänluhta era.
We are preparing the reopening of the Natural History Museum, the glasshouses of the Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, and the Kumpula Botanic Garden in June.
The Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo) is a new world-class Research Infrastructure (RI) for natural science collections. Dr. Aino Juslén, Director of the Zoology Unit from The Finnish Museum of Natural History Luomus, was elected as vice-chair of the DiSSCo General Assembly at the end of February.
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