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- The Black Death. // Calliope;May2011, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p42
The article offers information on the Black Death, a plague that begain in Europe in 1348.
- Side lights. // Current Events;1/29/99, Vol. 98 Issue 16, p2
Provides information pertaining to the Black Death. Estimated number of deaths in Europe; Bacterium that caused the disease; Physicians' wearing of plague attire; Efforts to cure the disease.
- The Black Death and the new London cemeteries of 1348. Hawkins, Duncan // Antiquity;Sep90, Vol. 64 Issue 244, p637
Assesses the demographics of the Black Death in London, England. Archaeology of a Black Death cemetery; Original total of burials; Method of filling up the mass burial trenches.
- The Mystery of the Black Death. // Monkeyshines on Health & Science;Mar2000 Microbiology, p27
Provides information on the Black Death, the pandemic which killed humans for thousands of years. Number of Europeans who died of the pandemic in the 14th century; Discovery made by two Hong Kong doctors in 1894 of a bacterium attributed to the plague; Clarification on how the bacteria were spread.
- Iron in the genes. Brooks, David // New Scientist;3/17/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 2595, p27
The article presents a letter to the editor concerning an article written by Sharon Moalem and published in the February 17, 2007 issue.
- 1345. // History of Science & Technology;2004, p131
The article provides information on the construction of the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italy and the beginning of the Black Death epidemic in Asia in 1345.
- 1347. // History of Science & Technology;2004, p131
The article provides information on the Black Death epidemics in Europe and the use of cannon by English soldiers at the siege of Calais in France in 1347.
- Black Death. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p42
A definition of the term "Black Death" is presented. It refers to a widespread epidemic of bubonic plague that occurred in several outbreaks between 1347 and 1400. It originated in Asia and then swept through Europe, where it killed about a third of the population.
- A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death. Bos, Kirsten I.; Schuenemann, Verena J.; Golding, G. Brian; Burbano, Hernán A.; Waglechner, Nicholas; Coombes, Brian K.; McPhee, Joseph B.; N.DeWitte, Sharon; Meyer, Matthias; Schmedes, Sarah; Wood, James; Earn, David J. D.; Herring, D. Ann; Bauer, Peter; Poinar, Hendrik N.; Krause, Johannes // Nature;12/8/2011, Vol. 480 Issue 7376, p278
A correction to the article "A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death," by Kirsten I. Bos and colleagues is presented.