A Protein Variant Can Provide Protection From Deadly Brain-Wasting

Ending cannibalism stopped a deadly brain-wasting disease called kuru. But evolution already had devised a cure for the prion disease, a new study shows.

Click here to access this article by Tina Hesman Saey at Science News.

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