Here, time is measured in milligrams. Under a microscope, a lab technician cleans a tiny wood chip extracted from an American museum treasure. This fragment no bigger than a fingernail is enough to divine whether the artefact it came from is really the Roman musical instrument its owners believe it to be. Lab manager Dr Christine Prior already has bad news for another client — an art authenticator in Hong Kong. The drinking vessels made from rhino horn she sent for radiocarbon dating turned out to be modern fakes.
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