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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 →
Oct 13, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
It may look innocuous now, but the little stone may have killed someone 700 years ago.
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 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.
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