Field Museum anthropologists solve the mystery of Maya blue

For all you anthro dorks out there, or anyone who finds other cultures interesting, a groups of anthropologists from The Field Museum and associated Illinois institutions believe they have unlocked the secrets of Maya blue - a pigment used by that culture that miraculously retains it's vivid color for centuries. Check out the full story here. Sorry for reposting all these news stories of late; it seems like things going on in the outside world are much more interesting than those occurring in my own, run-of-the-mill life.

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