November 27, 2012

Sh*t?

No, really: Ancient poo gives clues to human impact on environment

US scientists say they can track early human movements by analysing molecules in ancient faecal matter.

Researchers were able to use prehistoric poo to establish the presence and size of a population dating back over 7,000 years.

They argue the method could be used to distinguish human from natural impacts on past environments.

Details have been published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

When you take your next poo remember somewhere down the line someone has a stick and...global warming.

Poo is such a funny word for shit, feces, dump etc., which bring to mind this:

Nonsensical post of the day brought to you by poo.

By Stable Hand at 08:52 AM | Comments |