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avatar Single hair shows researchers what a bear has been eating
July 28, 2015 01:21PM
Researchers have found they can get a good idea of a grizzly bear's diet over several months by looking at a single hair. The technique, which measures residues of trace metals, can be a major tool in determining if the threatened animals are getting enough of the right foods to eat.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150728101209.htm
avatar Re: Single hair shows researchers what a bear has been eating
July 28, 2015 03:29PM
Can this same technique be used to analyze the diets of humans?

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avatar Re: Single hair shows researchers what a bear has been eating
July 28, 2015 04:32PM
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plawrence
Can this same technique be used to analyze the diets of humans?

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Please don't give our government any more bad ideas. :-)
avatar Re: Single hair shows researchers what a bear has been eating
July 29, 2015 10:07AM
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plawrence
Can this same technique be used to analyze the diets of humans?

Not from the top of my head.
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