Inequality in medieval Cambridge was ‘recorded on the bones’ of its residents

The remains of an individual buried in the Augustinian friary, taken during the 2016 excavation on the University of Cambridge’s New Museums site. Credit: Nick Saffell Social inequality was “recorded on the bones” of Cambridge’s medieval residents, according to a new study of hundreds of human remains excavated from three very different burial sites within […]

Hawaii managed COVID-19 better than any other state, but its residents are still at risk

Hawaiians largely fended off COVID-19, even before the arrival of the vaccine. But some populations remain vulnerable. (Sergeant John Schoebel/U.S. Army National Guard/) Surrounded by Pacific waters, 2,500 miles away from the continental US, Hawaii is in a unique position to weather COVID-19. On the one hand, the state’s economy has nosedived with the tourism […]