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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones


Digitised Diseases site makes 1,600 specimens available for doctors and members of the public to study for free

A deformed skull, one of the 1,600 specimens available to explore in 3D on the Digitised Diseases website from Monday.
The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the remains of hundreds of individuals which can now be studied in forensic detail on a new website.
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