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SECRETS IN THE BONES

DOCUMENTARY

  • Science : Human Interest
  • Science : Medicine

  • 52'
    ENGLISH VERSION ONLY

    HD - M & E

    In 1346, The Black Death killed more than 50 million. For nearly seven centuries it has remained shrouded in darkness, its true identity eluding researchers until now. In a world first, Canadian scientists using novel techniques prove that it was bubonic plague, AKA Yersinia pestis.

    This discovery is revolutionary! The Black Death was so cataclysmic that decoding its ancient pathogen has the potential to unlock scientific knowledge so far-reaching it could save millions of lives today.

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    Produced by: Infield Fly Productions 2014 2013

    World outside English Canada (CBC "The Nature of Things")