'Ancient DNA' showcase, Science Museum, London, April 2000.
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'Ancient DNA' showcase in the Who Am I? Gallery, Wellcome Wing, Science Museum, London. The showcase features the skeleton of the Bleadon Man and looks at what can be discovered from a skeleton many years old. Bleadon Man was one of two skeletons discovered when building began on a new housing estate in Bleadon, Somerset, in 1998. The investigations of the skeleton were filmed for one of the BBC 'Meet the Ancestors' programmes. The skeleton belongs to the North Somerset Museum Service.