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New DNA technique suggests Salmonella took out the Aztecs

Added: 16.01.2018 5:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

Research, published Monday in the journal Nature, reports DNA analysis has unmasked Salmonella enterica bacteria as the cause of a 16th century epidemic that affected large parts of Mexico and wiped out an estimated 800,000 people in the Aztec Empire. The study, by Germany's Max Plankc Institute for the Science of Human History, discovered the introduction of Salmonella in the Americas; which is believed to have been brought to the continent by Europeans. The identification of S. enterica bacteria, which causes typhoid, supports the theory that typhoid fever was...

From: www.foodsafetynews.com

Possible cause of early colonial-era Mexican epidemic identified

Added: 15.01.2018 19:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have used new methods in ancient DNA research to identify Salmonella enterica Paratyphi C, a pathogen that causes enteric fever, in the skeletons of victims of the 1545-1550 cocoliztli epidemic in Mexico, identifying a possible cause of this devastating colonial epidemic.

Tags: Mexico, DNA, Cher
From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

Want to know more about your family? DNA testing kits bring their own forms of baggage

Added: 15.01.2018 17:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

DNA testing companies have been criticised for the power they have over the genetic information of their customers

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'We are never coming back': Boko Haram releases new video of kidnapped schoolgirls

Added: 15.01.2018 10:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Militant Islamist group Boko Haram released a video on Monday (Jan 15) purportedly showing some of the remaining girls who were kidnapped from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014.

Tags: Nigeria, DNA, Girls
From: www.straitstimes.com

New Jetta snags some sweet Audi DNA video - Roadshow

Added: 15.01.2018 1:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Here's a sneak peek of the next version of VW's top seller.

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Police say man charged with kidnapping after holding boy

Added: 14.01.2018 17:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Authorities in southwest Ohio have jailed a 31-year-old man after he surrendered to end a hostage standoff of some 30 hours

From: abcnews.go.com

Police say man charged with kidnapping after holding boy

Added: 14.01.2018 17:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Authorities outside Cincinnati have jailed a 31-year-old man after they say he surrendered to end a hostage standoff of around 30 hours.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Wrong woman killed in love triangle murder-for-hire plot, officials say

Added: 14.01.2018 2:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

A murder-for-hire plot spun out of a love triangle went awry when the wrong woman was kidnapped and killed, authorities said.

Tags: Murder, DNA
From: abcnews.go.com

Species identification in the water bottle

Added: 12.01.2018 21:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Environmental DNA analysis makes it possible to detect water organisms without having to capture them first. For the first time, researchers systematically investigated the effect of various environmental factors on environmental DNA analyses. By doing so, the researchers have made an important step towards the standardized application of this method for the monitoring of water bodies.

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