Archive - Apr 11, 2013 - Story

Roman skeleton contains calcified ovarian tumor

Scientists from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain are studying the remains of a 5th century Roman woman found buried in a Roman cemetery in the archaeological site of La Fogonussa. The woman, aged 30 to 40 years, had suffered from an ovarian tumor.

Remarkable Roman Finds in London

Eight photos from London's "deepest" Roman dig include leather goods, tableware, a horse pendant and amber.

Caelin on Andrede's Gulf Wars 2013

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created several albums of photos from Gulf War XXII. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

Old drinks get new life in Maryland

New small cider and mead breweries are cropping up in Maryland, part of a larger resurgence in these drinks. The brewers are mixing traditional methods with modern sensibilities, like focusing on locally-grown ingredients.