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 Jef Akst
A vaccine developed to ward off tuberculosis may help prevent symptoms of multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
By Megan Scudellari
Joel Cohen uses the tools of mathematics to deconstruct questions of life.
By Tracy Vence
A long-term study confirms transplants of stool microbes from healthy donors can successfully clear recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
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