Media

Video

The Nature of Things: Secrets in the Bones – The Hunt for the Black Death Killer. CBC, broadcast January 16, 2014 on CBC TV.

The Mystery of Rome’s X Tomb. BBC, broadcast July 29, 2013 on BBC Two.

Secrets of the Black Death. Nature Video, published October 11, 2011.

Print and Online

Black Death

Stanbridge, Nicola. “DNA confirms cause of 1665 London’s Great PlagueBBC News, September 8, 2016.

Gibbons, Ann. “On the Trail of Ancient Killers.Science, June 14, 2013.

Warren, Stephanie. “6 Diseases Back from the Dead.Popular Mechanics, 2013.

Jha, Alok. “Black Death genome sequenced from DNA in 14th century skeletons.” The Guardian, October 12, 2011.

McGrath, Matt. “Black Death genetic code ‘built’.” BBC News, October 12, 2011.

Minard, Anne. “Spawn of Medieval “Black Death” Bug Still Roam the Earth.” National Geographic, October 12, 2011.

Wade, Nicolas. “Scientists Solve Puzzle of Black Death’s DNA.New York Times, October 12, 2011.

Weber, Nina. ““Pest-Genom entziffert: Am Anfang war der Schwarze Tod.Der Spiegel, October 12, 2011. (German)

Tuberculosis and Seals

Aulakh, Raveena. “Europeans weren’t the first to bring tuberculosis to Americas, study says.” Toronto Star, August 21, 2014.

Doucleff, Michaeleen. “Sea Lions And Seals Likely Spread Tuberculosis To Ancient Peruvians.National Public Radio, August 21, 2014.

Geggel, Laura. “The Odd Way Tuberculosis Was Brought to America.Yahoo News, August 21, 2014.

Mayes, Randall. ““How Did Tuberculosis Reach The New World?” Design & Trend, September 4, 2014.

Pruitt, Sarah. “Ancient DNA Suggests Seals Brought Tuberculosis to New World.History.com, August 25, 2014.

Skinner, Nicole. “Seals brought TB to Americas.Nature, August 20, 2014.

Yong, Ed. “Seals May Have Carried Tuberculosis To The New World.National Geographic, August 20, 2014.

Zimmer, Carl. “Tuberculosis Is Newer Than Thought, Study Says.” New York Times, August 20, 2014.

Las focas contagiaron la tuberculosis a los humanos.ABC.es, August 21, 2014. (Spanish)

Las focas y los leones marinos pudieron propagar la tuberculosis a los humanos.Heraldo de Aragón, August 21, 2014. (Spanish)

Focas y los leones marinos pudieron propagar la tuberculosis.La Razón, August 24, 2014. (Spanish)

Afirman científicos focas introdujeron la tuberculosis en América.Planoinformativo, August 21, 2014. (Spanish)