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How Lead Poisoning Crippled the Roman Empire

How Lead Poisoning Crippled the Roman Empire

Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield have been investigating exactly how lead poisoning affected the overall human health of the Roman Empire. This exciting new research is being led by two people. The first is University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology Professor Maureen Carroll and the second is Dr Tracy …

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How Civilizations Became Evil

How Civilizations Became Evil

We all know what the history books tell us – that humans were hunters and gathers for about 250,000 years. And then around 10,000 years ago, a group of people solved the puzzle of agriculture from which the first seeds of big industrial farms were sown. Yes, as always, there …

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The Saber Tooth Cat Was Very Buff

The Saber Tooth Cat Was Very Buff

It seems that the ancient saber tooth cat was a very muscular cat. Rather building up all these muscles as the grew, these saber-toothed kitties (Smilodon fatalis) were buff right from kittenhood and simply maintained its bulging muscles from that point – researchers are now telling us. “The babies start …

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