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The Fluorine Detectives

Researchers are battling to identify and assess a worrying class of persistent chemicals

February 13, 2019 — XiaoZhi Lim and Nature magazine

How the Next Recession Could Save Lives

Death rates have dropped during past economic downturns, even as many health trends have worsened. Researchers are scrambling to decipher lessons before the next big recession

February 13, 2019 — Lynne Peeples and Nature magazine

A Father’s Fight

Nick Sireau’s quest to give his sons weed killer could help thousands struggling with rare genetic conditions

February 13, 2019 — David Adam and Nature magazine

Science News Briefs from the World Over

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Papua New Guinea to Kazakhstan, including one on the slow slide of Mount Etna in Italy.

January 29, 2019 — Emiliano Rodríguez Mega

The Topography of Disease

A 19th-century doctor famously mapped cholera’s toll to try and understand its origin and spread—but that's only part of the story

January 29, 2019 — Betsy Mason
We Need to Talk about Intestinal Worms

We Need to Talk about Intestinal Worms

More than a half billion children were treated for these debilitating parasites in 2017—but even more are still suffering

January 29, 2019 — Ellen Agler with Mojie Crigler
The Scourge of Sepsis

The Scourge of Sepsis

It’s the leading cause of preventable death worldwide; migrant children are especially vulnerable; and time is of the essence in treating it

January 15, 2019 — Erin Daksha-Talati Paquette
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