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Going Viral
Going Viral
American Scientists Create Deadlier Spanish Flu

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created a new strain of the Spanish flu that is even deadlier than the original. They say it’s to stay ahead of natural flu evolutions, but we all know how this ends.

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Is the MERS Virus Lurking in Our Pets?

Scientists believe the MERS virus is carried by camels, but exposure to these animals doesn’t account for all cases of the deadly disease. Researchers are now looking into whether or not our pets may be carriers.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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