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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.
May 30, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A medieval treasure trove is revealed, as researchers dig for clues into the emperor’s physical features and cause of death.
Nov 18, 2013 11:30 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The skeleton of an ancient aristocratic woman whose head was warped into a deformed, pointy shape has been unearthed in a necropolis in France.
Busy mammal's work leads to the discovery of a 12-century burial ground that includes the graves of two Slavic warlords.
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