VIRAL DISEASES: H7N9 BIRD FLU China is undergoing its worst epidemic of human cases of H7N9 bird flu since the virus’s discovery in 2013, some 460 cases between last October and February of this year.
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Ancient human DNA gets older and older Big stories involving ancient DNA are popping up nearly every week. This week’s ancient DNA news is recovery of the oldest human DNA yet, from a Spanish