martedì 24 febbraio 2015

NYT Science: Rats May Be Exonerated in European Plague, Say Scientists With a Gerbil Theory

Rats May Be Exonerated in European Plague, Say Scientists With a Gerbil Theory
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Researchers suggest that the bacterium behind the Black Death was repeatedly imported via gerbils and other mammals in Asia.

Published: February 25, 2015 at 06:00AM

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