Bones 4

The world's oldest mercury poisoning revealed in Copper Age Iberia

Interglobular dentine identified in cremated human teeth

Rinnukalns (Latvia): This 5,000-year-old man had the earliest known strain of plague

Meipu (Chine): teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

Tooth tartar could uncover the drug habits of ancient people

Ming Dynasty Skeletons Reveal Secrets of Foot-Binding

Le Cailar (France): Skull fragments suggest Iron Age Celts tried to embalm severed heads

Burned Bones Could Reveal More Than You Think

Archaeologists can determine a person's sex by analyzing a single tooth

Fern plant infusion keeps the doctor away in Medieval Europe

- Playa Venado (Panama) : Suicide, Sacrifice, And Mutilations In Precolumbian Cemetery

Stonehenge (G-B) :  Bones found belonged to people from Wales

Tartar from ancient teeth to reveal how Iron Age Britons ate

The Incas Mastered the Grisly Practice of Drilling Holes in People's Skulls

Ouzbekistan / Kazakhstan : Silk Road cities were urban food deserts

Scientists remove ancient plaque from 6000-year-old teeth to trace history of tobacco use

Atacama (Chili): Ancient Baby Teeth Tell Archaeologists That Life In This South American Desert Was Stressful

- Oplontis (Italie): 3D Skulls Of Ancient Romans Killed By Eruption Of Vesuvius

The role of cranial modification in identity formation in Pre-Columbian Peru

Forensic researchers find more accurate way to estimate age of deceased

-Naples (Italie): How the mummified remains of child who died 450 years ago shed new light on hepatitis B 

Redefining knowledge of elderly people throughout history

Linking Anemia To Porotic Hyperostosis In Archaeological Remains

Ayia Irini (Grèce): Ancient feces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts

Bone Study Highlights Neolithic Women’s Rigorous Labor

- Science meets archaeology with discovery that dental X-rays reveal Vitamin D deficiency

Castrated Egyptian Mummy Is An Archaeological Mystery

- Sturt Creek  (Australie) : High-tech forensics investigates massacre

Sagalassos (Turquie) : Archaeologists Test Feces From Roman Latrine, Find Roundworms And Parasites

Jutland (Danemark) : Morbidity and mortality of leprosy in the Middle Ages

Isotopic analyses link the lives of Late Neolithic individuals to burial location in Spain

Medieval London was the most violent place in England

Oplontis (Italie) : Pregnant Women And Fetuses Among Vesuvius' Victims

Zeleny Yar (Russie) : Meet the mummified Polar beauty, her long eyelashes and hair still intact after 900 years

Beit Khallaf (Egypte) :  Ancient Pharaoh May Be the 1st Known 'Giant'

Skull shape and emergence of agriculture

Elizabeth Mound 3  (USA) : mystery of detached skulls in burial mound

Huarmey (Pérou) : Scientists know more about women from the pre-Inca tomb

- Ii Hamina (Finlande) : cemetery reveals adaptation to the environment

Vancouver (Canada) : Buried in Beads 4,000 Years Ago, This Chiefly Family Lives Again

Ancient skulls shed light on migration in the Roman Empire

New bone identification method will help the study of past human societies

Rossio do Marquês de Pombal (Portugal) : Medieval Skeletons Bear Evidence of Barbaric Punishment

Yinxu (Chine) :Skeletal tests suggest sacrificial victims during Shang Dynasty were held for a time

El Bordellet (Espagne): Medieval Farmers May Have Skinned Cats for Pagan Rituals

Forensic technique uses forehead X-rays to assess age of juvenile remains

Cerro Brujo (Panama) : Why was a teenager with bone cancer buried on Witch Hill ?

Zhokhov (Russie) : Earliest evidence for dog breeding found

Lisbonne (Portugal) : A Tumor with Teeth Discovered in Gothic Graveyard

Tombos (Soudan) :Archaeologist wraps up excavation in the Nile River Valley

Flawed forensic science may be hampering identification of human remains

Girls have had it tough in China for nearly 3,000 years

Rio Muerto (Pérou) : Rare Spinal Condition And Possible Inbreeding

Riparo Fredian (Italie) : Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist

Is That Skeleton Gay? The Problem With Projecting Modern Ideas Onto The Past

Tiller the Hun? Farmers in Roman Empire converted to Hun lifestyle—and vice versa

Bones, teeth reveal the harsh conditions endured by the ancestors of indigenous Finnish cattle and sheep breeds, particularly in the Middle Ages

Mehrgarh ( Pakistan) : Dentistry, a 9000-year-old science

Chennevières (France): le crâne médiéval qui révolutionne l’histoire de la médecine dentaire

Lapa do Santo (Brésil) : Skull Similarities Suggest Multiple Migrations into South America

Origin of gender inequalities

Al-Khiday (Soudan) : Oldest Prostate Stones Ever Found Suggest a Man Was in Agony 12,000 Years Ago

Winchester (G-B) : Medieval pilgrim burial reveals new secrets about how leprosy reached Europe

Saqqara (Egypte) : researcher investigates the health of children in ancient Egypt

Shaanxi (Chine): Earliest Diagnosis Of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

Weimar (Allemagne): The starving teenage Stone Age girl who died in agony from tuberculosis just six months after giving birth at 16

Chili / Pérou: Scans unveil secret of Chinchorro's mummies

Nefertari's mummy was ripped to pieces and tossed around by the ancient robbers, but scientists say they've now likely identified her legs.

Archaeologist uses 'dinosaur crater' rocks, prehistoric teeth to track ancient humans

Lucca (Italie): archaeologists find 'world's oldest dentures'

The Vivid Blue Mineral That Grows on Buried Bodies

Secrets Behind Ötzi the Iceman's Murder Unlocked

South Wales (Australie) :an 800-year-old boomerang victim

Dying in ancient Egypt—evidence of inflammation, infection and possible cancer

Humans may be uniquely identified by the proteins in their hair Protein identification technique may be used in forensics, archaeology

Vlasac (Serbie) : Ancient dental plaque sheds new light on the diet of Mesolithic foragers in the Balkans

Cnoc Coig  (G-B) :Britain's last hunter-gatherers discovered using breakthrough analysis of bone fragments

Oaxaca (Mexique) : Bioarchaeologist studies dental remains to explore the ancient people and culture of Lower Río Verde Valley

Swartkrans (Af.du Sud) : Earliest evidence of cancer in human fossil record discovered

Akhmim (Egypte) :2,200-year-old Mummy Was Couch Potato, Had Osteoporosis

- Infant Cadavers Were Prized by Victorian Anatomists

Atele (Tonga) :Ancient Baby Teeth Reveal Secrets Of A Polynesian Empire

Trino Vercellese (Italie) : link between diet, surviving childhood in medieval Italy

About archaeological analysis of cremated human remains

Tenochtitlán(Mexique) : Mystery Of Morbid Aztec Skull Masks Solved

Women in southern Germany Corded Ware culture may have been highly mobile

Russie: Risky skull surgery done for ritual reasons 6,000 years ago

A skeletal marker of physiological stress might indicate good, rather than poor, health

New data improve techniques for determining whether a jaw bone comes from a man or woman

Londres (G-B): Solving the mystery of the Roman Walbrook skulls

St Denis (France) : Mystery of Mummified Lung Solved

Bone weathering helps determine time of death

Tooth Plaque May Hold Clues About Ancient Life

- Forensic researchers set standards for X-ray identification of bodies

- Pharaoh Ramesses III Killed by Multiple Assailants