- The latest edition of Four Stone Hearth is up at Femora and Cream.
- Kristina Killgore (AKA Bone Girl) of Powered by Osteons has been busy. She has posts on the vital issue of whether or not our hips really widen as we age, and the hunt for Mona Lisa’s skull and the reputed discovery of two Roman saints at Past Horizons.
History and History of Science
- Alex at ZombieMommeh put up a 3 cartoon review of Holly Tucker’s Blood Work. Should I ever be so lucky if I ever write a book. You convinced me to order it and I’m reading it now.
- Jonathan Jarrett at A Corner of the Tenth Century is also very carefully reviewing some major books in his field and another comparing medieval Spain and Ireland.
- Tim Clarkson has a review of the Paradox of Medieval Scotland project on Senchus.
- James at Disease Prone explains the Bends.
- Connor Bramford at Rule of 6ix writes about how ebola attacks.
- The Virology Blog writes about the discovery and initial characterization of canine hepacivirus, the canine homolog to the human Hepatitis C Virus.
- I look at the medieval divergence of rinderpest (cattle plague) and measles here at Contagions.