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World War I now linked to 5-year frigid period that likely intensified Spanish flu that infected one-third of the world

Washington Post | 
During the [1918] influenza pandemic, about one-third of the world was infected and at least 50 million died. But why was the ...
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We’ve been dealing with measles for at least 2,000 years, genetic analysis suggests

Washington Post | 
In the 10th century, Persian physician Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi wrote about patients with fever, anxiety and full-body rashes — ...

Breast microbiome different in women with cancer

Washington Post | 
Much of the news on this topic has been about the colony of bacteria deep in your gut; scientists believe that the ...
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DNA replica of Van Gogh’s ear now on display in New York

Smithsonian | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Vincent van Gogh's ear is ...
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Catch the kids: Argentinian grandmothers use DNA to track down stolen children

Smithsonian | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It’s been over 30 ...