Browsing the "Black Death" Tag

Plague pit unearthed in England

December 16th, 2016 | by Admin

A 14th-century Black Death plague pit containing the remains of 48 people has been found in eastern England. A plague [&hellip


Black Death bacterium genetically mapped

October 26th, 2011 | by Admin

Scientists have genetically mapped the bacterium responsible for the Black Death. Mapping Black Death marks the first time an ancient [&hellip


The birth of the plague: China

November 2nd, 2010 | by Admin

Medical geneticists have traced the origins of the plague to China. The strain of bacterium analyzed from the bones and [&hellip


Black Death bacteria identified

October 13th, 2010 | by Admin

Anthropologists have confirmed that a germ called Yersinia pestis cause the plauge that wiped out a third of Europe during [&hellip



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