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Identifying malaria in the bone marrow of ancient human remains

A Yale University scientist has developed a promising new method to identify malaria in the bone marrow of ancient human remains. It is the first time researchers have been able to establish a diagnostic, human skeletal profile for the disease, which is transmitted by mosquitoes and continues to infect millions of people a year.

via Identifying malaria in the bone marrow of ancient human remains | Archaeology News from Past Horizons.

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This entry was posted on March 18, 2015 by in Archaeology.

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