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
Federal officials suspend research on certain pathogens at Tulane University following the escape of potentially dangerous bacteria from a high-security lab.
By Bob Grant
Researchers find Oriental rat fleas, the insects that can carry plague bacteria, on New York City-dwelling rodents.
By Jenny Rood
Scientists add a mouse gene to the cow genome to ward off bovine tuberculosis.
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