Well-Preserved Brain Cells Turned to Glass
Two millennia after the infamous volcanic eruption, a new study published in the journal PLOS One adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting shards of strange black matter recovered from the unlucky man’s remains are indeed remnants of his brain. https://t.co/3c9DRfcm1R
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) October 16, 2020
Health Editor’s Note: When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD the pyroclastic surge boiled the blood and exploded the skulls of some of the residents of Herculaneum. A new study believes the matter taken from one of the unlucky resident’s skull resemble neurons which are the cells of the brain. Preserved ancient brain tissue is rare….Carol
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.
She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with her husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescues.