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A group of Hamden Middle School students visited Quinnipiac to learn about science and anthropology on Oct. 29.
Gerald Conlogue, professor of diagnostic imaging and co-director of the University’s Bioanthropology Research Institute, scanned a pair of 100-plus-year-old time capsules that were uncovered after a tree on the New Haven Green was uprooted during a storm.
A team of Quinnipiac University diagnostic imaging professors x-rayed the remains of Fortune, an African-American man who was enslaved by a Waterbury bone surgeon in the 1700s, to help determine how he died.
The National Geographic Society's Expeditions Council has awarded professors Ron Beckett and Gerald Conlogue a grant to participate in an international nondestructive paleoimaging/bioanthropological study of mummies in Lima, Peru and Quito, Ecuador.
Jaime Ullinger, assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was named the third co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute.
Ronald Beckett was included in a National Geographic feature called "Explorers: Bios." The Web feature included a question-and-answer interview with Beckett about his work in the field of bioanthropology and paleoimaging, including imaging mummies.
Beckett and Conlogue presented "A Field Radiographic and Endoscopic Study of the Mummies from Laguna de los Condores, Peru: A Paleopathological Analysis" with Sonia Gillen, of Centro Mallqui in Peru, and Joe Salazar, a field archeologist in Peru.