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Earth Day: Disease spread among species is predictable

On Earth Day, a study of disease dynamics in a California grassland has revealed fundamental principles underlying the spread of pathogens, or disease-causing microbes, among species. The results, announced today […]

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Pocket Sharks are Among the World’s Rarest Finds

NOAA and Tulane researchers identify second possible specimen ever found A very small and rare species of shark is swimming its way through scientific literature. But don’t worry, the chances […]

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Orphaned boys as vulnerable to abuse as girls

Orphaned children in low- and middle-income countries face a high risk of trauma, with physical and sexual abuse being by far the most prevalent traumatic events. New research shows that […]