Ancient virus found hibernating in the human genome—and it might wake up
In DNA dig, scientists unearth more viral code, which makes up >8% of our genomes.
The DNA in our own cells isn’t solely ours. More than eight percent of the human genome is not human at all—it’s from viruses. And scientists are still digging up yet more viral code from human DNA that may well influence our lives.
‘Nazi Grandma’ loses appeal case, sentenced to 14 months in prison for Holocaust denial
Ursula Haverbeck, often dubbed the “Nazi Grandma” in the German press, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for incitement of racial hatred. Haverbeck has been handed several jail terms but has yet to be jailed.