Preserved remains from the Andes yield clues about infectious diseases.
By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012
The Maiden, a 15-year-old girl, yielded a protein profile that helped researchers determine that she suffered from a respiratory illness at the time of her death.
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By Molly Sharlach
Infection rates in Liberia decline; aid organizations struggle to procure gear; Merck enters the vaccine race; more
Willy Burgdorfer, the medical entomologist who first found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, has passed away at age 89.
By Bob Grant
The cold-tolerant cereal crop allowed humans to live and farm higher than ever starting more than 3,000 years ago.
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