In this episode you will learn:

• The ancestor of borellia that was preserved in amber
• How Neanderthal DNA might effect modern human immune systems
• Why European noblemen might have had more exposure to Lyme Disease than their peasant countrymen.

M.M. Drymon, PhD is an historian and writer who lives on the coast of Maine. With an extensive background as a museum educator and curator,she has interests in the Landscape Change, History of Witches, Scotch-Irish culture,historic foodways.

She also is a Lyme Disease and Autism advocate. Ms Drymon has a M.A. in American and New England Studies and has a PhD in public policy and teaches at the University of Southern Main.