Moongate, Entryway to Sackler Garden, 1987, by Robert Lautman. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Image no. SIA2013-07637

Link Love: 5/17/2019

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

Conservators at the Library of Congress are smooshing dried bugs to replicate the dyes in early printed books! [via the Library of Congress

T. Dale Stewart at Work, by Dougherty, Harold E, 1983, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 95-250.

Anthropologist Aida Gómez-Robles recently published a study of Neanderthal teeth; the Smithsonian’s Rick Potts thinks she has “bitten off an interesting topic.” [via Smithsonian]

WAMU profilesHabitat,” Smithsonian Gardens’ first Smithsonian-wide exhibition that will run until 2021. [via SI Gardens]

Moongate, Entryway to Sackler Garden

Researchers have mapped the “wood wide web” of trees’ mycorrhizal networks. [via BBC]

A beta version of the “Get the Research” search engine aims to make academic scholarship accessible to the general public. [via infoDOCKET]

The O Say Can You See project analyzes and maps the freedom suits brought by enslaved plaintiffs in early Washington, DC. [via Humanities NE]

These kitty cats are in the public domain. [via Lifehacker]

Photograph shows cat dressed in Viking helmet and shield.

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