Single-cell genome analyses reveal the amount of mutations a human brain cell will collect from its fetal beginnings until death.
October 10, 2017|
Nearly four dozen people have died.
August 24, 2017|
A Northwestern University plague researcher has been charged with a brutal murder. Here’s what we know about him.
October 26, 2015|
Plague-causing bacteria may have been around as early as 5,000 years ago, though a genomic analysis suggests that ancient strains were less contagious.
September 8, 2015|
Pneumonic plague last month claimed 10 lives in 13 days, the World Health Organization reports.
March 3, 2015|
Researchers find Oriental rat fleas, the insects that can carry plague bacteria, on New York City-dwelling rodents.
April 1, 2014|
Ancient skeletons test positive for plague-causing bacteria.
December 7, 2011|
A controversial Boston University laboratory could open by the end of the month, but at a lower safety rating than originally planned.
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