How cancer-causing papillomaviruses evolved

Cancer-causing human papillomaviruses (HPVs) diverged from their most recent common ancestors approximately half a million years ago, roughly coinciding with the timing of the split between archaic Neanderthals and modern Homo sapiens, according to a new study.

Here is the full paper.


Fascinating topic, Patrick.

(I think I saw a summary of the article in the latest issue of More Things To Worry About magazine.)

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