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DNA Evidence From Mass Grave Suggests Bubonic Plague Had Long-Term Effect on Human Immunity Genes – SciTechDaily

Scientists examined DNA from mass grave of plague victims in Germany. While examining DNA from bones of 16th century bubonic plague victims in the German town of…

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Scientists examined DNA from mass grave of plague victims in Germany.
While examining DNA from bones of 16th century bubonic plague victims in the German town of Ellwangen, scientists discovered the first evidence that evolution may have driven immunity to the disease among later inhabitants of the city.
Scientists examining the remains of 36 bubonic plague victims from a 16th century mass grave in Germany have found the first evidence that evolutionary adaptive processes, driven by the disease,…

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