Archaeological dating labs
An important goal of the partnership is to help the Archaeology Program at UNSAAC and to further its effort to become a major center for archaeological training and research for Perú and all of Latin America.
YUAL is comprised of seven research labs and two support labs: Museum of Machu Picchu and Inca Culture at Casa Concha In February 2011, Yale University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Universidad Nacional San Antonio de Abad, Cuzco (UNSAAC), Cuzco’s preeminent university, as part of a comprehensive agreement with the government of Peru.
Reporting time for fast handling is maximum 6 weeks but normally 3-4 weeks.
All samples submitted for dating must be accompanied by a sample description form (doc).
The development of new technologies and materials, until quite recently in human history, depended on attaining - and controlling - greater and greater temperatures.
This process began as early as 1.5 million years ago, when control of fire enabled changes in human behavior, diet, and even technology, such as heat treatment of stone tools, wood implements, and complex adhesives to join them.