DNA in Viking poop sheds new light on 55,000-year-old relationship between gut companions

sample map. Credit: University of Copenhagen Using fossilized eggs in up to 2,500-year-old feces from Viking settlements in Denmark and other countries, researchers at the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Wellcome Sanger Institute (UK) have made the largest and most in-depth genetic analysis of one of the oldest parasites … Read more