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Apr 14, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Injuries suggest the man may have participated in a form of jousting called tourney.
Apr 1, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The names of the dead remain a mystery, but the excavation suggests they were poor. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
Mar 3, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The bodies, which were lined up head to feet, were found at the site of an ancient cemetery attached to the Trinity Hospital, which was founded in the 13th century.
Mar 2, 2015 02:17 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A powerful, custom-built machine was used to suck up the massive, mushy mess that had accumulated to nearly three feet in depth. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Skull fractures can lead to an early death, even if the victims initially survived the injuries, historic skulls show.
Jan 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The mysterious settlement's remains include a stone structure with a doorway at its corner.
Jan 10, 2015 07:50 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A study of fecal matter from a medieval warlord -- the patron of the poet Dante Alighieri -- suggests he was poisoned with a deadly heart-stopping plant called foxglove. Continue reading →
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