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Research leads to new discoveries about structure of human hair

A recent study on the detailed micro-structure of human hair reveals new details about the structure of a single strand of human hair, including new …

Atoms

All the Ways Humans Try to Kill Mosquitos—and Why We're Still Losing

Mario Tama—Getty Images<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Christophe Simon—AFP/Getty Images<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Christophe …

Public Health

Ancient rodent's big brain wasn't super smart - Futurity

Ancient rodents called Paramys had big brains for the time, even larger than some primates. But were they smart? In this case, size isn't all that …

Yet again we have been blindsided by an emerging virus

<i>UPDATE: The World Health Organization has convened an emergency committee on Zika virus. It will meet on 1 February to decide whether Zika should be</i> …

'Affluenza' teen locked up in Texas juvenile center

FORT WORTH — A Texas teen whose lawyers claimed his affluent upbringing prevented him from understanding his responsibility for a fatal drunken-driving accident was booked Thursday into a Fort Worth juvenile detention center, where he will face charges for violating parole, authorities said.<p>Ethan …

Crime

Mystery Illness That Grounded American Airlines Flight Remains Unsolved

An illness that led an American Airlines pilot to abort a flight Wednesday remains a mystery a day after the incident.<p>The pilot captaining American …

Aviation
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