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What’s in a Word: Etmology of “Alienist”

“Later on, when, cured, he leaves the alienist, “he blushes at his anxiety.”. ~Serge Persky I first came across the word “alienist” while watching Stonehearst Asylum, which is very good and I recommend. Unfamiliar with the word, I decided to … Continue reading

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Bone Quiz: Revisiting Germany

Originally posted on These Bones Of Mine:
Unfortunately I’m only visiting Germany in this blog entry and not personally! ¬†Germany has recently been in both the education news and the osteo news though, so I’m always happy for a tenuous…

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Prehistoric mother and child found in Indonesian cave

Originally posted on Unearthed:
In the Harimau Cave in southern Sumatra, the fossilised remains of a mother holding her child were discovered. The skeletons are only two of 78 unearthed in the cave, and archaeologists believe to belong to the…

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2500 year old “ice princess” used cannabis for breast cancer

Originally posted on Unearthed:
After the body of a 2,500 year old woman was discovered in 1993, her body was so well preserved in the ice of Russia’s Altai mountains that her tattoos were clearly visible. Since then, researchers have…

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The Future of Cemeteries

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Inscription to Hadrian found in Jerusalem

Originally posted on Unearthed:
During a salvage operation of artefacts, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) came across a limestone block with Latin engraving. Further investigation into the message revealed that it was a dedication to the Roman emperor Hadrian. The…

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Scientists discover when Megalodon disappeared

Originally posted on Unearthed:
Scientists have revealed when the massive Megalodon went extinct, at least became less prominent. The date, around 2.6 million years ago. Megalodon tooth and the ‘smaller’ Great White teeth The giant shark, about 18 metres (60ft)…

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