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for Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science Vol. 125 Issue 3, Fall 2009
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The Sewee shell ring, built during the Late Archaic Period, is located on the lower coastal plain of South Carolina. The structural features that appear to have controlled freshwater at the Sewee shell ring are similar to water control dams and weirs identified at South American archaeological sites.
Fast Technology for Analysis of nucleic acids (FTA) cards are embedded with special chemicals that inhibit degradation of DNA. The FTA card system was tested on marine green and red algae collected in New Hanover County, North Carolina. Overall, the use of FTA cards to preserve marine algal DNA is promising.