Archaeologists uncover Europe's oldest preserved human dissection

The recent discovery of a well-preserved dissected head dating back to the 1200s has shown that the middle ages weren't as anti-science as many scholars would have us believe. While it looks pretty horrific, this mummified head was a medieval science project — a dissection that wasn't simply meant to be gawked at and… » 3/06/13 12:43pm 3/06/13 12:43pm