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Medieval skeleton offers clues to bacterial killer’s origins

800-year-old skeleton

The bones and teeth of this 800-year-old skeleton, which was buried in a Norwegian church cemetery, held DNA of a potentially lethal bacterium. Credit: Z. Zhou et al./Curr. Biol.

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Nature 559, 447 (2018)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-05784-9

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