A Remnant From Algae In Malaria Parasite May Prove Its Weakness

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Researchers hope to keep the mosquito that transmits dengue, Aedes aegypti, from infecting humans using the Wolbachia bacterium. James Gathany/CDC Public Health Image Library hide caption

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Better You Than Me: Scientists Sicken Mosquitoes To Stop Dengue

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Don't Throw It Out: 'Junk DNA' Essential In Evolution

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Scientists now know why coffee rings have dark, well-defined edges, as seen in the image above. The research finding may have implications on the development of inks and paints. Marina Dominguez/NPR hide caption

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Scientists Crack The Physics Of Coffee Rings

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'Labs On A Chip' May Detect Diseases In The Field

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The Juno spacecraft, seen above Jupiter in this artist's rendering. Juno's primary mission is to improve our understanding of Jupiter's formation and evolution. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Three New NASA Missions Will Tour The Solar System

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Vampire bats have the ability to detect heat in their surroundings. This enables them to home in on animals that have blood vessels near the surface of their bodies. This vampire bat was caught in a net for a research study in Para, Brazil, in 2005. Mario Quadros/AP hide caption

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How Bloodsucking Vampire Bats Aim Their Bites

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Shining Light (Literally) On The Workings Of Cells

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Poor Peer Review Cited In Retracted DNA Study

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Genome Maps May Spot Disease In African-Americans

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The International Space Station as seen from the space shuttle Atlantis after it undocked from the outpost in November 2009. Despite an end to the space shuttle program, NASA says scientific work is just getting into full gear on the space station. NASA hide caption

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NASA: Space Station's Best Days Are Still Ahead

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The Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise spacecraft is seen before its first public landing during the Spaceport America runway dedication ceremony near Las Cruces, N.M., on Oct. 22. Virgin Galactic is one of a handful of private companies that plan to fly paying customers into space. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Frontier In Space Travel: The Law

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Weather Could Delay Launch Of Atlantis

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