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The New York Times: IIDR’s Dr. Hendrik Poinar Amongst Forensic Experts Concluding “Cancer Didn’t Kill Pablo Neruda”

Pablo Neruda after winning the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Laurent Rebours, Associated Press.

A group of international forensic experts, including IIDR’s Dr. Hendrik Poinar of the McMaster Ancient DNS Centre, shed light on the fascinating mystery regarding the potential murder of Chilean poet and Nobel laureate, Pablo Neruda.

Read the full media release in The New York Times here.

Visit McMaster’s Ancient DNA Centre website here.


Christy Groves