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Deer hunting could have an unexpected benefit.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

Dust storms in Africa could affect air quality in the U.S.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Tiny reflectors can help identify viruses and bacteria.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Naturally occurring viruses are slowly gaining popularity in eradicating foodborne bacteria.

Cynthia McKelvey, Contributor

Tiny silver particles protect against microbes, but are they dangerous?

Cat Ferguson, Contributor

New study maps how bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

A simple laser scan could quickly identify pathogens in food and in the environment.

Alexander Hellemans, Contributor

Scientists use protein found in the eye to kill bacteria found in some infections.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Bacterial proteins could alter precipitation patterns and climate-change models.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

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