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The Surge of Zika Virus

The Surge of Zika Virus
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The mosquito-borne disease is spreading across the globe and has been linked to alarming birth defects and an autoimmune disease that can cause paralysis. Scientific American has been tracking the dengue-like illness since fall 2015

January 26, 2016

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The Evolution of Oral Anticoagulants
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The Evolution of Oral Anticoagulants

This animation explores progress in the development of oral anticoagulants that target components of the blood coagulation cascade to inhibit blood clotting in high-risk patients.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on January 28, 2016. It is produced by Nature Video with Nature Reviews Cardiology and Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.

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Lizard Picks Best Color--to Stand against

60-Second Science - 6 hours ago - By Jason G. Goldman02:03

Giant Bird Driven Extinct by Egg-Eating Humans

60-Second Science - February 9, 2016 - By Karen Hopkin01:49

Climate Change Most Affects Nations That Didn't Produce It

60-Second Science - February 8, 2016 - By Steve Mirsky01:44

Super Bowl Sunday's Food Needs Work

60-Second Science - February 6, 2016 - By Karen Hopkin01:49

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