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Researchers discover how fungi grow so quickly.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

Newly discovered Pandoraviruses unearth new questions about viruses' origin.

Ker Than, Contributor

Detecting biofilms can better diagnose and treat chronic ear infections.

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Unlikely metal more effective than stainless steel in killing harmful bacteria.

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Researchers see potential for new topical treatment.

Ryder Diaz, Contributor

Tiny ball-like particles could someday neutralize venom and bacteria in humans.

Ryder Diaz, Contributor

Researchers show that it’s not the cold air on its own that creates the spike in flu cases.

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Desolate remains of zinc and lead mines can be partially reclaimed with animal waste.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Material helps DNA replicate faster for bacteria and virus identification.

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