Photos: Remains of Colonial Cemetery in Philadelphia Discovered

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Colonial Cemetery in Philadelphia

(Image credit: Kim Moran)

Students from the 2017 summer field school work on internal excavations.

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Laura is the archaeology/history and Life's Little Mysteries editor at Live Science. She also reports on general science, including archaeology and paleontology. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scholastic, Popular Science and Spectrum, a site on autism research. She has won multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for her reporting at a weekly newspaper near Seattle. Laura holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in science writing from NYU.