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  1. Preface (PDF, 352KB) Michael Haslam & Alison Crowther
  2. Stones, stories and science (PDF, 413KB)Richard Fullagar
  3. Tom Loy publications: 1978-2006 (PDF, 345KB)
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PRINCIPLES: synthesis, classification and experiment

  1. The impact of micro-residue studies on South African Middle Stone Age research (PDF, 2.8MB) Marlize Lombard & Lyn Wadley
  2. A microstratigraphic investigation into the longevity of archaeological residues (PDF, 2.1MB)Sterkfontein, South Africa. Peta Jane Jones
  3. Mountains and molehills: sample size in archaeological microscopic stone-tool residue analysis (PDF, 1.8MB)Michael Haslam
  4. Building a comparative starch reference collection for Indonesia and its application to palaeoenvironmental and archaeological research (PDF, 2.6MB)Carol Lentfer
  5. Morphometric analysis of calcium oxalate raphides and assessment of their taxonomic value for archaeological microfossil studies (PDF, 2.6MB)Alison Crowther
  6. Starch granule taphonomy: the results of a two year field experiment (PDF, 1.6MB)Huw Barton
  7. Toward using an oxidatively damaged plasmid as an intra- and inter-laboratory standard for ancient DNA studies (PDF, 657KB)Loraine Watson, Julie Connell, Angus Harding & Cynthia Whitchurch
  8. Method validation in forensics and the archaeological sciences (PDF, 610KB)Vojtech Hlinka, Iman Muharam & Vanessa K. Ientile
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PRACTICE: case studies in residue and ancient DNA analysis

  1. Mesolithic stone tool function and site types in Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic (PDF, 1.7MB)Bruce Hardy & Jiri Svoboda
  2. Chloroplast DNA from 16th century waterlogged oak in a marine environment: initial steps in sourcing the Mary Rose timbers (PDF, 1.8MB)Alanna K. Speirs, Glenn McConnachie & Andrew J. Lowe
  3. Drawing first blood from Maya ceramics at Copán, Honduras (PDF, 763KB)Carney Matheson, Jay Hall & Rene Viel
  4. A molecular study of a rare Maori cloak (PDF, 853KB)Katie Hartnup, Leon Huynen, Rangi Te Kanawa, Lara Shepherd, Craig Millar & David Lambert
  5. Tools on the surface: residue and use-wear analyses of stone artefacts from Camooweal, northwest Queensland (PDF, 1.9MB)Jane Cooper & Sue Nugent
  6. Starch residues on grinding stones in private collections: a study of morahs from the tropical rainforests of NE Queensland (PDF, 1.8MB)Judith Field, Richard Cosgrove, Richard Fullagar & Braddon Lance
  7. Aboriginal craft and subsistence activities at Native Well I and Native Well II, Central Western Highlands, Queensland: results of a residue and use-wear analysis of backed artefacts (PDF, 1.6MB)Gail Robertson
  8. Deadly weapons: backed microliths from Narrabeen, New South Wales (PDF, 1.5MB)Richard Fullagar, Josephine McDonald, Judith Field & Denise Donlon