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Colón’s genetic study forces the exhumation of a score of bodies | Culture

Dr. José Antonio Lorente manipulates a skull from the skeletal remains attributed to Christopher Columbus, which are kept at the Granada School of Medicine.Fermín Rodríguez This is a great paradox. The eight historians participating in the research project Colon DNA. Your true identity They start from the same material evidence and from the same characters; […]

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Rubbing beetles on bodies: epidemics in Tenochtitlan | Culture

Smallpox appeared in America between 1518 and 1520. It made a stopover in Cuba and immediately reached Veracruz. That same year it rose to the valley of Mexico and in October, the virus struck Tenochtitlan. In a few months, a third of the city’s population, which was then around 250,000 inhabitants, perished. Smallpox was only […]

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