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Jul. 25, 2014

Mosquito-Borne Viruses Raise Public Health Concern

This summer, two different and currently untreatable mosquito-borne viruses were identified on the East Coast.

A Newly Discovered Virus That Lives in Our Gut

Researchers discovered a virus that lives in the gut of half of the world’s population.

What’s the Real Cost of Your Steak?

Cattle require 28 times more land and 11 times more irrigation water than eggs or poultry.

The SciFri Book Club Introduces Dune

Sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and astrobiologist Sara Imari Walker introduce the SciFri Book Club’s summer selection: Dune.

New Online Tracking Tool Evades Privacy Settings

A new online tracker is snooping on visitors to over 5,600 popular sites—and it's nearly impossible to block.

HIV/AIDS Update

A round-up of the latest HIV/AIDS research news and an update from the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

‘Moth-ers’ Celebrate Less-Loved Lepidopterans

Elena Tartaglia, a co-founder of National Moth Week, gives tips on spotting butterflies' neglected cousins.

Oarfish: The Ultimate Fish Tale

Little is known about the monstrously long oarfish, its life cycle, and how it navigates its deep sea environment.

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Oarfish: The Ultimate Fish Tale

Thought to the be inspiration of sea serpent stories, the monstrously long oarfish provokes wonder in nearly all who witness it. Yet despite our fascination, little is known about this fish, its lifecycle, and how it navigates its deep-sea environment.

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