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New Issue of The Backbone 

The Cobb Lab is dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to provide greater research opportunities!

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Scholarly Journals on the New York African Burial Ground is Now Available!

We encourage submissions on the New York African Burial Ground through our journal, The Backbone.

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CRL Publishes in American Journal of Human Biology

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Cobb's Corner

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Ongoing Research

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The Backbone

The Backbone is an interdisciplinary effort intended to increase the publication outlets available for research consistent with the vision of Dr. Cobb. 

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