Ancient DNA solves mystery of the Black Death’s origin after nearly 700 years – National

Ancient DNA solves mystery of the Black Death’s origin after nearly 700 years – National

Researchers believe they may have found ground zero for the deadliest plague in human history, the Black Death — pulling the veil off a mystery that has been shrouded for nearly 700 years. A paper published in Nature on Wednesday details how a team of archaeologists and geneticists sequenced the genome of plague bacteria found … Read more