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“Diseases”

Oct 22, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
Aug 29, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Next time you plant the garlic that's sprouted in your kitchen cupboard you could be contributing to the spread of exotic viruses.
Jun 10, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
A mysterious disease that is turning sea stars to goo has taken off along the Oregon coast, with up to half or more of the creatures being infected in just the last few weeks.
May 24, 2012 05:05 PM ET // Tim Wall
The Peruvian government claims that nearly 900 dolphins died of natural causes. A separate study disagrees.
Jun 21, 2011 10:31 AM ET // Tim Wall
In what is considered a crazy plan to slow desertification, countries across Africa are planting a wall of Acacia trees.
Nov 23, 2011 04:28 AM ET // Tim Wall
Like Ireland's potato in the 19th century, African cassava is under attack from a disease that may put poor farmers at risk to famine.
Oct 1, 2010 03:15 PM ET // Michael Reilly
Tiny particles of air pollution may be an important factor in America's worsening diabetes epidemic.
Dec 6, 2012 02:48 PM ET // The DNews Editors
Big, old trees provide irreplaceable habitat for many animals.
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