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Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Unearthed in Medieval Skeleton

The 1,500-year-old skeleton found in France sheds light on how ancient civilizations viewed genetic disorders, according to a study published in the International Journal of Paleopathology.
00:39 | 07/10/2014

Transcript for Oldest Case of Down Syndrome Unearthed in Medieval Skeleton

Scientists now believe they track down the earliest case of Down's syndrome a child who lived in France some 15100. Years ago. This small set of bones -- the remains of five to seven year old child... See More
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