Archive - Sep 20, 2003 - Story

Chatsworth Collection Tours U.S.

A travelling exhibit of art from the Chatsworth Collection, including a 16th century portrait of Bess of Hardwick as well as works by Raphael, Titian, and D

Medieval Brasses: Windows onto the Past

The Monumental Brass Society, founded in 1887 at Cambridge, England, preserves and records English monumental brasses from the middle ages through the early modern times.

Dental Research Reopens Debate over Cause of Plague

New Scientist: Researchers have failed to find traces of the DNA of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium carried by rat fleas thought to have caused the Plague, on 121 teeth from 66 skeletons from "plague pits" in England, Denmark, and France.