An international team of researchers used blood slides from the 1940s to analyze a parasite that causes malaria. Despite the limitations of the sample, the team, led by Carles Lalueza-Fox of Spain, produced genetic data that may provide insights into malaria’s behavior and migratory patterns.
For parents whose children are at risk of inheriting a mitochondrial disorder, genetic material from a third person can help them conceive a healthy child.
The old “solar cell” revolution has come to a halt. The types of solar cells that are now widespread were commercialized more than fifty years