Neatorama Posts Tagged "plague"
Nature Goes to War...

The following article is from the book Uncle John&...  ...is believed to be history’s first use of a plague as a weapon took place in 1346 when Mongol empero...  ...ffa (now Feodosiya, Ukraine) under siege. Bubonic plague had broken out among the emperor’s troops,...  ...biological warfare launched t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/25/Nature-Goes-to-War/
Our Pungent History: Sweat, Perfume, and the Scent of Death...

Human sweat and oils don’t inherently smell...  ...lic bathhouses had been closed due to the bubonic plague , which killed more than a third of the population...  ...of germs, people believed that diseases like the plague were contagious through the air. “Before ge...  ...f other aromatics. “Sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/08/Our-Pungent-History-Sweat-Perfume-and-the-Scent-of-Death/
Americapox: The Missing Plague

Diseases brought by Europeans wiped out 90% of the...  ...ver the long history of civilization left us with plague , typhus, cholera, smallpox, and other diseases, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/29/Americapox-The-Missing-Plague/
The Mutant Genes Behind the Black Death...

Research into the history of the plague reveals how the painstaking drudgery of lab work...  ...ed millions of people at a time during historical plague outbreaks. The most recent of these studies, pu...  ...the ability to cause pneumonia, causing a form of plague so lethal th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/07/The-Mutant-Genes-Behind-the-Black-Death/
Archaeologists Discovered Remains of "End of World" Plague

A bonfire where many of the victims of a...  ...at it was called the "end of the world" plague . Between 250 to 271 AD, the Roman empire was...  ...to 271 AD, the Roman empire was afflicted by the Plague of Cyprian - named after the bishop of Carthage S...  ...me was produced, as well as a giant b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/20/Archaeologists-Discovered-Remains-of-End-of-World-Plague/
Scientists Reconstructed the Justinian Plague DNA. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Photo: McMaster University Is...  ...ter of the human population during the Justinian Plague , back in the days of the Roman Empire. The plague , caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, made an...  ...etons in a mass grave of people who died from the plague , incl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/29/Scientists-Reconstructed-the-Justinian-Plague-DNA-What-Could-Possibly-Go-Wrong/
2 True and 2 False Origins of Tongue Twisters And Nursery Rhymes...

I don’t know about you guys, but I am fascin...  ...ng Around The Rosie is actually about the Bubonic Plague . I’m sure many of you have heard this one b...  ...The problem with this theory? To start with, the plague first appeared in Europe in the 1300’s and...  ...n the 1300’s and the l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/29/2-true-and-2-false-origins-of-tongue-twisters-and-nursery-rhymes/
"Carpet of Frogs" Plague Greece

Poor Greece. First it was the whole debt crisis, then came this pestilence of frogs:Greek officials say a horde of frogs has forced the closure of a key northern highway for two hours.Thessaloniki traffic police chief Gi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/08/carpet-of-frogs-plague-greece/
Australia: Plague of Locusts The Size of Spain

If you think you've got problem, just think of Aus...  ...el a bit better. See, they've got a little locust plague problem. How little? Oh, the size of Spain or so:...  ...k could potentially be worse than the devastating plague of 2004 – when locusts swept through easter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/15/australia-plague-of-locusts-the-size-of-spain/
5 Deadliest Pandemics in History...

The outbreak of swine flu, first in Mexico then...  ...o be identified. 2. The Antonine Plague In 165 AD, Greek physician Galen described...  ...million people were dead. 3. The Plague of Justinian In 541-542 AD, ther...  ...e height of the infection, the disease, named t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/27/5-deadliest-pandemics-in-history/




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