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'Real Detective Work' Leads to Theory on Goya's Mystery Illness

The Spanish painter was profoundly ill for months but went on to live a long life

(Newser) - In 1793, when acclaimed Spanish painter Francisco Goya was 46, he was bedridden for months with a mysterious illness that brought on headaches, dizziness, hallucinations, and even vision and hearing problems. He eventually recovered and went on to live just past his 82nd birthday, but the illness took his hearing... More »

Deaf Cyclist on Charity Trek Hit Just Miles Short of Goal

Jacob Landis completed more than 10K miles

(Newser) - A deaf bicyclist who logged more than 10,000 miles for charity got hit by a truck on the last leg of his journey, reports NPR . Maryland's Jacob Landis, 24, suffered a concussion, a broken nose, and a fractured cheekbone in the hit-and-run incident. Landis got hit by the... More »

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