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“I intentionally don’t speak of a cure. These people are so severely impaired, there is no cure.” - Ulrich Schnyder, founder of the outpatient clinic for victims of war and torture.

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A match against giants – that’s what it can feel like when youth teams are put together based on date of birth alone. A new way of grouping kids is called bio-banding. It’s based on physical maturity and can make late bloomers shine, and early bloomers succeed in the long run.

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200 million years ago, dinosaurs’ ancestors lived in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Meet the man who tracks them down today:

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“You can’t overemphasize the importance of surveillance,” says Emil Lesho, director and co-founder of the Multidrug-resistant organism Repository and Surveillence Network (MRSN) at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He and his team reported the first time occurrence of bacteria with the mcr-1 gene – a gene that makes the last-line antibiotic colistin useless against them – in the United States.

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Did you know Japanese macaques washed their potatoes and rode deer like horses? A team of primatologists wrote a book about the animal’s behaviors to help the human and monkey populations get along.

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On April 26th 1986 a steam explosion blew the lid off reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Read up on 30 years of key research in the aftermath, selected by experts in the field: 

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Smokers have a harder time finding jobs and earn five dollars less per hour on average once they’re employed, +Stanford University finds. 

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What happens when you need a doctor in space? As astronauts spend longer periods in orbit, crews must become more medically autonomous. An ESA doctor explains what that will take.

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A new mobile app provides real-time information about where Zika virus has spread and allows patients to report their symptoms.

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Speaking #Zika with the man who discovered #Ebola: Lessons learned in a health crisis 
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