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Giving Malaria a Deadline
With a new genetic tool, scientists move a step closer to eradicating mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry.
The Strange Life of Garden Eels
Garden eels use their mucus to anchor themselves to the ocean floor and contort into strange shapes and positions to catch plankton.
The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.