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Cold Sores Have Been Blistering Humans For Thousands of Years, Finds New Study

Cold Sores Have Been Blistering Humans For Thousands of Years, Finds New Study

The preservation of DNA in human teeth dating back 1,500 years has revealed the ancient origins of the widespread strain of herpes virus that causes cold sores. Genomic data suggest that herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which today infects around 3.7 billion people worldwide, emerged and proliferated around 5,000 years ago. And it may …

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Scientists Calculated The Probability of Falling Space Junk Killing Somebody

Scientists Calculated The Probability of Falling Space Junk Killing Somebody

The chance of someone being killed by space junk falling from the sky may seem ridiculously small. After all, no one has yet died from such an accident, although there have been cases of injuries and property damage. But given that we are launching an increasing number of satellites, rockets and probes into space, do …

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