Posts Tagged ‘skeletal’

High Status Skeletal Find of “Ivory Man” in Valencia Turns out To Be “Ivory Lady”

In 2008, in southwest Spain’s Valencia, the skeletal grave of an ‘important person’ was undoubtedly found, with an array of precious artifacts. This included an elephant’s tusk, an ivory comb, a crystal dagger, an ostrich eggshell, and a flint dagger adorned with amber. Classified initially as “probable young male” between the ages of 17 and […]

Skeletal Remains Of 150 English Children Starved And Worked To Death In Factories Show No Evidence Of ‘White Privilege’

(The Surrey Comet UK) Scientists have uncovered the first direct, grisly evidence of the harrowing lives of children known as “pauper apprentices” who were forced into labour during industrialization in England: “Lead author Rebecca Gowland, a professor in the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, said: “This is the first bio-archaeological evidence for pauper apprentices in […]

Skeletal Trauma Reveals Class Inequality in Medieval Cambridge

Skeletal trauma has been studied in the remains of hundreds of people who lived in medieval Cambridge excavated from three cemeteries dating back to between the 10th and 14th century. The study has revealed varying levels of physical hardship across lower classes. Founded in 1209 AD and granted a royal charter by Henry III in 1231 AD, […]

Coroner Removes Skeletal Remains From Clinton Compound After FBI Raid

The raid on the Clinton compound in Chaquatta, New York this afternoon had at least one interesting outcome. LLOD’s reporter on scene, Skip Tetheluda, was able to get close enough to snap the featured image of the coroner taking away a body bag. Skip also learned that the remains, which were found by a cadaver […]

USDA bows to Monsanto: GMO corn now deregulated allowing farmers to plant without permits

     The US Department of Agriculture will end regulation of Monsanto’s genetically-modified corn that is engineered to resist the company’s herbicide, the federal regulator said. Farmers will now be able to plant the corn strains without permits. The action, announced by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on Wednesday, applies to Monsanto’s MON87419 corn […]

Sinkhole blocking road in North Carolina growing significantly say officials

     A sinkhole that has forced the closure of a road in Chatham County for three weeks is growing, and state Department of Transportation officials said it could be another two-and-a-half months before the road is fixed. According to DOT officials, old pipes underneath Lystra Road – which crosses Jordan Lake near Pittsboro – gave […]

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