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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."
Oct 26, 2010 05:02 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Syphilis arrived in Europe centuries before the famous explorer Christopher Columbus even set sail for the New World.
Oct 5, 2010 04:09 PM ET // Liz Day
Lost letters reveal in-fighting and cut-throat competition behind the discovery of DNA.
Nov 26, 2012 03:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Researchers have exhumed the tomb of Giovanni de' Medici, one of the most celebrated mercenary soldiers of the Renaissance.
Sep 13, 2011 01:26 PM ET // Amy Enchelmeyer
From secret drug tests to nuclear bombs set off in the atmosphere -- you'll wish you never knew, too.
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