07 May '11, 4pm

Another example of the folly of destroying natural world. Virus discovered n ancient mud could be key to curing TB.

Emilia Czyszczon (pictured at right), a sophomore bioengineering student at Purdue University, made her unlikely discovery while collecting samples of mud for a science project. Unlike other members in her class, who took their samples at or around campus, Czyszczon decided to scour for her sample in a far-away cave she had remembered passing by on a recent family trip to Bedford, Ind.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/sto...

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