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Morbillivirus's Macabre Toll on Bottlenose Dolphins

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In the news: "Focus on Ocean's Health as Dolphin Deaths Soar" by Lizette Alvarez New York Times December 22, 2013

Big Fish

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In the news: "A fish for our time" by Samantha Weinberg INTELLIGENT LIFE  November/December 2013


Combating the Resistance Cells...

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In the news: "Antibiotics of the Future" by Shirley S. Wang The Wall Street Journal December 17, 2013

Now you (Hep) C it, now you don't!

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In the news: "FDA Expected to Approve New, Gentler Cure for Hepatitis C" by Richard Knox NPR shots December 5, 2013

Pro-Antibiotics!

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In the news: "Scientists Turn To The Crown in Quest for New Antibiotics" by Alan Yu NPR shots December 12, 2013

South Africa.

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Pilot Whales in the Everglades

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In the news: "Stranded Pilot Whales Die in Florida Everglades" by Nick Madigan New York Times December 5, 2013

It's a Bird! It's A LOT of Birds! And they're *^(!$#*!

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In the news: "Rome overwhelmed by feces of migrating birds" by Tom Klington theGuardian November 13, 2013

Heart Care of the Future

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In the news: "Heart Care for the Future" by Ron Winslow Wall Street Journal November 26, 2013

Methane, Methane, Methane. What a Pain.

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"Methane made up only about 9 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in 2011, the E.P.A. said; carbon dioxide is easily the most prevalent gas. But methane is much more potent. Even though it rapidly breaks down in the atmosphere, its contribution to global warming is 21 times greater than carbon dioxide’s over a 100-year period."

In the news: "Emissions of Methane in U.S. Exceed Estimates, Study Finds"
by Michael Wines
New York Times November 25, 2013

Satiating Snatiation

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"Gillian Weeks, 29, head of sales and development at a production company, refuses to let her snatiation get in the way of satiation...Her sneezing, she believes, is triggered by a combination of eating and cold weather. On wintertime dates, Ms. Weeks says she would alert suitors about the inevitable. "I would often leave a restaurant and say 'Just so you know, I might start sneezing convulsively,' " she says, hoping they would 'see it as something adorable.'"

In the news: "Thanksgiving Can Be a Stressful Time for People Suffering from Snatiation" by Kristina Peterson The Wall Street Journal November 22, 2013




New Look at Old Epilepsy Drug

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In the news: "A New Look At An Old Epilepsy Drug Yields Treatment Clue" by Thomas Andrew Gustafson NPR shots November 6, 2013

Missing Bladder Infections is All Too Common

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In the news: "Common Test For Bladder Infections Misses Too Many Cases" by Nancy Shute NPR shots November 14, 2013 Urine analysis - Stock Image SE6709

Remembering War - Brain Science

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In the news: "Federal Brain Science Project Aims to Restore Soldiers' Memory" by Jon Hamilton Health News from NPR November 15, 2013 

Sickle Cell Anemia: The Genetics

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In the news: "Call in the fetal blood cells to cure sickle cell anaemia" by Alyssa Botelho New Scientist November 8, 2013

This Microbe will Self-Destruct in...

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In the news: "How to kill the last microbes standing" by Beth Mole ScienceNews November 13, 2013

King Penguins, Snow Bird Migration?

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In the news: "Penguin's Flight From Antarctica Clocked" by Beth Mole ScienceNews November 12, 2013

Herbal Supplements Don't Supplement Anything?

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In the news: "Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem" by Anahad O'Connor New York Times  November 3, 2013

Polio Outbreak in Syria

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In the news: "U.N. Confirms an Outbreak of Polio in Syria" by Nick Cumming-Bruce New York Times October 29, 2013

Programming a Defibrillator from Afar

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In the news: "Of Fact, Fiction and Cheney's Defibrillator" by Gina Kolata New York Times October 27, 2013

The MA in the Moon (Partial Lunar Eclipse)

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In the news: "Watch Partial Lunar Eclipse Live" by Andrew Fazekas National Geographic October 18, 2013

Antibiotics find Biofilm Fountain of Youth?

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In the news: "Biofilm Dispersing Agent Rejuvenates Older Antibiotics" Carol Potera Environmental Health Perspectives

Designer Genes

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In the news: "FDA Considers Three-Parent IVF" by Jef Akst The Scientist October 17, 2013

Helping T-Cells Fight Cancer

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In the news: "Helping T-Cells Fight Cancer" The New York Times October 14, 2013

One of a Kind Botulinum Toxin

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In the news: "Why Scientists Held Back Details On A Unique Botulinum Toxin" by Nell Greenfieldboyce NPR October 9, 2013

Knees Need Exercise

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In the news: "Exercise May Help Knees More Than Glucosamine and Chondroitin" by Patti Neighmond NPR October 14, 2013

The Moose Plight

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In the news: "Moose Die-Off Alarms Scientists" by Jim Robbins The New York Times October 14, 2013

Brain Diagrams - Stock Illustrations from Science Source

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Brain Diagrams
from Science Source in-house Medical Illustrator: Evan Oto
Evan graduated in 2012 from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Medical Illustration, and he has been a member of the Association of Medical Illustrators since 2011.  We're thrilled to have him as the newest addition to the Science Source imaging team!

SWINE FLU - The Legacy of H1N1

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In the news: "The Public Health Legacy of the 1976 Swine Flu Outbreak" by Rebecca Kreston Discover September 30, 2013

Nobel Prize In Medicine: Shekman, Südhof and Rothman

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In the news:  "3 Win Joint Nobel Prize in Medicine" by Lawrence K. Altman New York Times October 7, 2013




Craving Doritos

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In the news: "The Nacho Dorito" by Michael Moss The New York Times October 1, 2013

Yosemite National Park - Picture Perfect

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