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Why the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba found in freshwater lakes – while rare...

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Composed of a single cell, amoeba seem harmless enough: They look like playful critters waltzing under the spotlight of a microscope...

What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains

Stephen Schneider, University of Massachusetts Amherst The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the...

Why fewer kids work the kind of summer jobs that their...

Elliot Lasson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Back in the day, most teens had some sort of job lined up for the summer. For some,...

What is the summer solstice? An astronomer explains

Stephen Schneider, University of Massachusetts Amherst The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the...

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How thalidomide became one of the most talked about drugs in...

By Victoria Forster, Newcastle University Innovative new drugs to treat cancer frequently make the headlines, either due to great success or controversy, as pharmaceutical companies...