lunedì 30 giugno 2014

NYT Science: Clue to Disease’s Spread in a 6,200-Year-Old Grave

Clue to Disease’s Spread in a 6,200-Year-Old Grave
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

The oldest Schistosoma egg ever found was unearthed recently in Syria, suggesting that ancient Mesopotamians may have helped spread the parasite that causes bilharzia.

Published: July 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

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