Sampling DNA from a 1,000-year-old illuminated manuscript…

Posted August 8, 2017 7:32 pm by Editor

Sampling DNA from a 1,000-year-old illuminated manuscript…

The York Gospels were assembled more than a thousand years ago. Bound in leather, illustrated, and illuminated, the book contains the four gospels of the Bible as well as land records and oaths taken by clergymen who read, rubbed, and kissed its pages over centuries. The Archbishops of York still swear their oaths on this book. The York Gospels are also…

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