In the field, in the lab or online, she makes quite an impression

Written in bone

You are what you eat, and that’s something that bioarchaeologists like Laurie Reitsema know all too well. She studies human remains to learn more about the daily habits of people who have long since passed into the great beyond.

Buried treasure

Located near the town of Beaufort, S.C., Parris Island holds more than the dreams of future Marines—it contains the remains of a Spanish fort erected in 1577 in the Spanish town of Santa Elena.