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Malaria on the Rise as East African Climate Heats Up

In East Africa warming as a result of climate change is paving the way for the spread of malaria. Excerpt from Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It, by Paul R. Epstein, MD, and Dan Ferber.

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Fighting back against ‘alternative facts’

Fighting back against ‘alternative facts’

Experts share secrets on how to ground a debate in reality

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Hellinga

Microbes Made to Order

A new breed of bioengineers aims to create microbes from off-the-shelf parts. The parts are coming, but will researchers be able to put them together?

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The End of Slavery in New York

As slavery ended in New York, black abolitionists extended the underground railroad

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Understanding Prehistoric Violence

Archaeologists are studying broken bones, ancient weapons and other artifacts to learn what causes violence.

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From Pigs to People

The discovery of a novel strain of MRSA able to jump from livestock to humans has sparked a multicountry effort to see how dangerous it might be

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John A Beal, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport

Brain Powered

A wave of new advances shows how the mind affects health in ways we never imagined.

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