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What’s happening to viruses, bacteria and mites that exist in our socially-isolated home islands?

Smithsonian | 
We may feel isolated now, in our homes, or apart in parks, or behind plexiglass shields in stores. But we are ...
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Bananas and many staple crops may be doomed to disease if we cannot biodiversify

Wired | 
[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the book "Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want ...

Could drinking alcohol have prevented cholera epidemic?

Scientific American | 
When microbiologist Janet Guthrie of Inverness, Scotland found a poster from the time of the city's early-1800s cholera outbreak, urging ...
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Humans and chimps seen as not as similar as once thought

Your Wild Life | 
When geneticist Mary Claire King became the first scientist to compare the genes of chimps and humans in 1975, she was in ...
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