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The chilling secret of one of the Himalaya's glacial lakes

High up in the Himalayan mountains of the Uttarakhand state of India, lies a small glacial lake called Roopkund. At an altitude of 16,499 feet, it is frozen over most of the year. But when the ice melts occasionally, Roopkund gives up its grisly secret.

London skeletons reveal the 'Black Death'

Twenty-five skeletons uncovered in London last year appear to have been part of a larger burial ground for plague victims, according to laboratory tests.

Thousand-year-old dental plaque unearthed

Plaque on the teeth of a 1,000-year-old skeleton has been found and it contains biological material. Containing a high concentration of genetic material and numerous pathogens, this is the oldest biological material yet recovered.

Medieval mass grave found in Florence

Dozens of skeletons have been found close to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and, according to archaeologists the medieval mass grave may stretch underneath the renowned museum.

Medieval 'vampire' skeletons unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists say they have found two medieval remains of the dead pinned down to their graves through the chests with iron rods, a practice widely used in Europe up until the first decade of the 20th century to stop the dead from becoming vampires.

Two infant skeletons found in old building

Los Angeles - Two infant skeletons have been found wrapped in newspaper in the basement of a 1920s building in Los Angeles, California.

Eternal embrace? Couple still hugging 5,000 years later

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered a couple buried 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, hugging each other.

Neanderthals May Have Turned to Cannibalism in Attempt to Survive

Starvation and cannibalism were part of everyday life for a population of Neanderthals living in northern Spain 43,000 years ago, a study suggests.
 

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A female Roman skeleton found in southern Britain. 150 Roman graves were discovered recently in Cant...
A female Roman skeleton found in southern Britain. 150 Roman graves were discovered recently in Canterbury, southern England 2011
Fred Roberts
Human Skeletons in Roopkund Lake.
Human Skeletons in Roopkund Lake.
Schwiki
Roopkund Lake is about 6.6 feet deep.
Roopkund Lake is about 6.6 feet deep.
Schwiki
For about one month in the year  Roopkund Lake s ice melts away  revealing the mystery beneath its w...
For about one month in the year, Roopkund Lake's ice melts away, revealing the mystery beneath its warers.
Live Adventure
 And the goddess rained hailstones down upon them   The balls of ice in the photo are nine inches in...
"And the goddess rained hailstones down upon them," The balls of ice in the photo are nine inches in circumference.
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