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 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.
By Jef Akst
The US Food and Drug Administration OKs a vaccine against the virus that last year had the scientific community debating the regulation of deadly pathogen research.
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