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Hand Disease Connected to the Foot...and Mouth

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In the news: "Experimental vaccines protect children from hand, foot and mouth disease" by Nathan Seppa Science News February 26, 2014

One Good Trunk Deserves Another

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In the news: "Elephants Give a Helping Trunk" by James Gorman The New York Times February 27, 2014


Compartment Syndrome - Miles O'Brien (CNN)

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In the news: "Former CNN correspondent Miles O'Brien has arm amputated after accident" By Elizabeth Landau CNN Health February 26, 2014

Anencephaly - Rural Washington Tragedy

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In the news: "'Bizarre' Cluster of Severe Birth Defects Haunts Health Experts" by Jonel Aleccia NBC News
February 17, 2014 

Legionnaires’ disease bacteria - in tap water??

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In the news: "Legionnaires' disease bacteria lurk in tap water" by Beth Mole Science News February 21, 2014 Legionella pneumophilia, SEM - Stock Image BY5958
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Flying Snakes...Ew!

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In the news: "Slithering Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease" by James Gorman The New York Times February 19, 2014

New Standards for Big Trucks

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In the news: "Obama Orders New Efficiency for Big Trucks" by Peter Baker and Coral Davenport The New York Times February 18, 2014


Scratching that Itch

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In the news: "Itching: More than Skin-Deep" by Denise Grady New York Times February 17, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

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Connecting the Neural Dots

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In the news: "Cataloging the Connections"  by Tom Siegfried Science News February 7, 2014

Fusarium solani, not fun for Sea Turtles

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In the news: "Fungi threaten sea turtle nests" by Sarah Zielinski Science News February 2, 2014

Flatback Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceOlive Ridley Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceKemp's Ridley Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceHawksbill Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceLoggerhead Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceGreen Sea Turtle
© Roger Hall / Science SourceLeatherback Sea Turtle
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