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The museum invited us, on at their Museum Lates events, which were around dinosaurs, Mary Queen of Scots and mammoths. We hope everyone enjoyed extracting DNA from “dino poo” and learning whether pre-historic bacteria could infect us. Our herbal “medieval medicine”, at the Mary Queen of Scots event, dove-tailed in nicely with the learning teams’ object handling and maladies game. We talked interesting folk and shared our knowledge of the therapeutic properties of some common herbs. Finally, we turned the tables and asked YOU to determine the definite reason for the extinction of mammoths by pitting two teams against each other, who had to recent scientific publications on competing theories. You rose to the challenge and decided it was a combination of climate change, which caused habitat loss, and that hunting by humans just pushed them over the edge. As a little extra, I shared some of the recent science behind the drive to clone mammoths.