disease eradication lede

If every virus was wiped off the earth, ‘the world will be a wonderful place—for about a day and a half, and then we’d all die’

If given the choice to magically wave a wand and cause all viruses to disappear, most people would probably jump ...
trackways

Studying human evolution faces major challenge: Our ancestors lived in ‘ecosystems unlike any found today’

To understand the environmental pressures that shaped human evolution, scientists must first piece together the details of the ancient plant and animal ...
permafrost x x

Environmental DNA offers glimpses of the ‘ancient world in a few grains of sand’

Somewhere in a remote cave in western Georgia, a few dozen miles east of the Black Sea shore, scientists on ...