Believe it or not, people used to believe babies don’t feel pain.
In 2014, scientists discovered an ancient virus that had been lying dormant in the Siberian permafrost for 30,000 years and that, when thawed, became infectious again. Though this particular virus poses no threat to humans, it’s a stark warning about what sort of long-forgotten threats to humanity might be unearthed as the globe continues to warm.
And last but *definitely* not least:
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