On a chilly December morning in 2014, some casualties arrived at Royal Brompton Hospital in London. Nothing unusual in that, yet these (already deceased) individuals were no ordinary patients. 954 more words
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A roundup of human remains in the news: Forensic science, forensic anthropology, archaeology, and some strange stuff
A 43-year-old mystery likely was solved Tuesday after authorities found the remains of Amos Shook – missing since 1972 – and identification cards in a 1968 Pontiac Catalina pulled from the bottom of Lake Rhodhiss in Caldwell County. 574 more words
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What’s the difference between natural and artificial mummies and how can such discoveries inform our knowledge of geological events and societal practices in different cultures? These and many more questions will be answered in this fascinating collection of mummy facts collected in… 154 more words