Deputy Director and Chief Curator of Brown University's Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Kevin P. Smith '81 and his colleagues analyze compounds from animal bones to reveal climate conditions in the distant past.
Collecting Ancient Climate Data
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Chemistry major, biochemistry concentrator, and French and Francophone studies minor Gabriel Braun ’19 built his thesis on the work of nearly a generation of Haverford chemistry students. He had been working in Professor of Chemistry Karin Åkerfeldt’s lab since the summer after his sophomore year, and his thesis work was a continuation of past theses, including investigations conducted by at least five previous lab members.