“The field of strontium isotope geochemistry is a real up-and-coming tool for paleontology, archaeology, historical ecology, and even forensic biology. It’s flourishing,” Miller said. “But, really, we have just scratched the surface of what this information can tell us.”
The results are interesting but, as is often the case lately, the methods used to get it is the real news for me.
I was going to dismiss this as likely fluff but it is a great story on the mastodon.