A child that lived in Borneo 31,000 years ago had its left foot amputated and survived for up to nearly a decade. It is the oldest evidence of surgical limb amputation and pre-dates the previous record by an astonishing 24,000 years. Those who removed the lower third of the young patient’s leg must have had […]

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