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Bee Fossils Provide Insight Into Ice Age Environment

Bee Fossils Provide Insight Into Ice Age Environment

Newsy (Apr. 12, 2014) Archeologists have found many fossils in the La Brea Tar Pits, including those of saber-tooth tigers and mammoths. Video provided by Newsy
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London's Lost Black Death Mass Grave Discovered

London's Lost Black Death Mass Grave Discovered

Newsy (Mar. 30, 2014) Skeletons found last year during excavations for London's Crossrail project were found to have plague bacteria. Video provided by Newsy
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3,200-Year-Old Skeleton Had Cancer

3,200-Year-Old Skeleton Had Cancer

Newsy (Mar. 18, 2014) British scientists who made the find say it's the oldest example of cancer ever discovered. Video provided by Newsy
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Scientists Reveal Stone Age Man's Sweet Tooth

Scientists Reveal Stone Age Man's Sweet Tooth

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 12, 2014) Scientists say they have identified the earliest signs of tooth decay in humans, from the remains of Stone Age teeth found in Morocco. The findings suggest that people living in the area between 13,500 and 15,000 years ago may have been storing and eating plants rich in carbohydrates and sugar, several thousand years earlier than previously thought. Jim Drury has more. Video provided by Reuters
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