Strains that plagued Europe and the United States in the nineteenth century were distinct from those prevalent today.
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Tigerfish swallows swallows after grabbing them out of the air over African lake.
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The week in science: China crushes seized ivory, smuggled dinosaur skull recovered, and incoming asteroid spotted.
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Swarms of small satellites set to deliver close to real-time imagery of swathes of the planet.
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Reforms to commercial and academic research systems still needed despite reaching spending milestone, say scientists.
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Violent incidents at academic institutions have spurred universities to adopt formal procedures designed to keep campuses safer. But do the tactics work?
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Using massive amounts of data to recognize photos and speech, deep-learning computers are taking a big step towards true artificial intelligence.
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Lizard study supports Darwin's hunch that lack of predators leads to unwatchful behaviour.
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Links are tenuous between Arctic warming and the extreme cold weather caused by a weak 'polar vortex'.
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Quinone could make flow-battery technology competitive with current storage methods.
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Elephant shark's genome — the first of a cartilaginous fish — exposes early evolution of vertebrates.
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Scientists find extensive evidence of biofluorescence in marine species.
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A new deep-field photo of a 'blank spot' in space unveils thousands of previously unseen primordial galaxies.
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Disclosures and resignations reveal scientific concerns over methods of Italy’s Stamina Foundation.
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Tensions as open-access initiative goes live — without the field’s leading journal.
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But they do little to alter the process of drug development.
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Review of five decades of policies reveals success stories, but smoking rates are still increasing in some nations.
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Astronomers spot best candidate for a Thorne-Zytkow object, a hybrid star proposed almost 40 years ago.
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The 2,300-year-old matrix is the world's oldest decimal multiplication table.
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Vessel buried off North Island coast sank more than 50 years before James Cook's discovery expedition.
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