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“Medicine”

Oct 21, 2014 10:20 AM ET
In some parts of the world, it is legal for people to voluntarily end their lives with help of their doctors. It is so common in one country, in fact, they even have a booming business in suicide tourism.
Jul 11, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
This diagnosis is 300 years too late.
Jun 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An 'Elixir of Long Life' is found among 19th-century liquor bottles in New York, and archaeologists mix up a batch. Continue reading →
Apr 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Some 24 centuries after the ancient Greek father of medicine taught his students under an Oriental plane tree, scientists say they have the tree's genetic blueprint.
Mar 5, 2013 01:10 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A skullcap and brain of a man from the 1200s shows how much more advanced medieval medicine was than thought.
Jun 4, 2012 08:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
They seem to be everywhere these days. But where do zombies come from?
Oct 2, 2012 06:28 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The big toes, created between 950 to 710 B.C., were most comfortable when worn with sandals, volunteers discovered.
Oct 4, 2010 01:40 PM ET // Liz Day
Children in colonial America met untimely ends from all sorts of odd things, from eating bad beans to the mysterious "failure to thrive."
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