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Bacteria-infected mosquitoes cut dengue cases by 77 percent, study shows

Researchers have infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes—the species responsible for passing on many diseases—with bacteria called Wolbachia with the intent of ...
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Were the mythical ‘ebu gogo’ creatures of New Zealand distant human relatives?

An ancient legend from the Indonesian island of Flores speaks of a mysterious, wild grandmother of the forest who eats ...
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GMO coffee is on the horizon—but will we drink it?

Remember the Gros Michel banana? If you're under the age of seventy, you probably don't. That's because in the 1950s ...