Ancient Virus Revived From 700-Year-Old Caribou Feces

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Researchers have reconstituted a viral genome from centuries-old caribou feces frozen in the subarctic, and they’ve used the ancient viruses to infect lab plants. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, offer a rare glimpse of viral evolution.

Ancient Virus Revived From 700-Year-Old Caribou Feces