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HHMI researchers have built mosquitobrains.org, the first map of the female mosquito brain. The new resource may ultimately uncover the circuitry behind biting and other behaviors.
A new technique may one day allow fast, simple detection of the bacterium that causes TB, as well as a way to monitor whether drugs are working.
The AP and HHMI’s Department of Science Education will expand collaboration to support health and science reporting.
Scientists have dramatically expanded the number of ancient DNA samples studied – revealing vast and surprising migrations and genetic mixing of populations in our prehistoric past.
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