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Science



  • Neanderthal DNA Still Affecting Modern Humans

    The team of experts at the University of Washington in Seattle compared the modern DNA with DNA from Neanderthals and was able to determine that fragments of Neanderthal genes had survived and remained active in 52 separate types of human tissue.



  • Did Salmonella Kill Off the Aztecs?

    After Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico in 1519, one of the worst epidemics in human history tore through the once-mighty Aztec civilization.