CATEGORY: Diseases
800-Year-Old Skeleton Yields Genome of Deadly Infection
January 11, 2017

Researchers have mapped the DNA of an ancient bacterial infection that killed a pregnant woman living outside the ancient city of Troy in the final years of the Byzantine Empire. Read More

Construction Worker Finds 1918 Flu Pandemic Mass Grave
August 19, 2015

A Pennsylvania construction worker has discovered a mass grave thought to contain victims of the 1918 flu pandemic. Read More