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Jul 15, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
Jul 14, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe.
Jul 10, 2014 01:17 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced in the early 1800s by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Continue reading →
Jul 10, 2014 08:20 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
The earliest case of Down syndrome comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago.
Jul 8, 2014 09:55 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
Jul 7, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Square, straight and ringlike ditches scattered throughout the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon were there before the rainforest existed, study finds.
Jul 2, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2014 11:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
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