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Jul 11, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin does much more than most people probably suspect.
Jul 11, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
This diagnosis is 300 years too late.
Jul 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now running tests on six forgotten vials of smallpox recently discovered in an unsecured laboratory.
Jul 10, 2014 08:20 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
The earliest case of Down syndrome comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago.
Jun 18, 2014 01:12 PM ET
Malaria kills more than half a million people a year, with the female mosquito being 100% responsible for the mass murder. Could scientists hack the reproductive process of mosquitoes such that, over time, no more female babies are born?
Jun 17, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dig reveals bodies covered with a thick layer of lime, three kilns where the lime was made, and evidence of a giant bonfire containing human remains.
Jun 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A herpes virus that infects humans originated in chimpanzees before it jumped into early human ancestors, according to a new study.
May 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The bacteria that cause the illness may have been lurking around for 15 million years -- long before humans walked on Earth.
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