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Ovarian Tumor That Had Teeth And A Bone Fragment Inside Was Found In A Roman-age Skeleton
2013-01-25 11:44:35

A team of researchers led by the UAB has found the first ancient remains of a calcified ovarian teratoma, in the pelvis of the skeleton of a woman from the Roman era.

Looking For An Ancient Syphilis DNA In Newborns
2012-07-03 09:41:04

The ancient bones of newborns are very useful to recover the ancient DNA of the bacteria causing syphilis, the Treponema pallidum pallidum.

2011-05-31 12:39:00

OXFORD, England, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Dedicated Journal for Collaborations and Cutting-Edge Research in Paleopathology - Human and Non-Human Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, International Journal of Paleopathology, the official journal of the Paleopathology Association (http://www.paleopathology.org/).


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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