National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said a voluntary halt to bird flu research should stay in effect. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A government official in Bali, Indonesia, holds a chicken before administering an injection to cull it as a precautionary measure in April to prevent the spread of bird flu. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption

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Chickens are under quarantine in Tepatitlan, Jalisco State, Mexico. The Mexican government declared a national animal health emergency July 2 in the face of an aggressive bird flu epidemic that has infected nearly 1.7 million poultry. Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bird Flu Researchers To Meet About Research Moratorium

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Fledgling NASA Nonprofit Starts To Lift Off

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Bird Flu Research Illustrates Dual-Use Issues

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Vietnam has contained the fatal bird flu cases that raged in the late 2000s, but it is still struggling with new cases of the virulent disease. Here, a poultry trader loads live chickens onto his motorbike on March 16 at a market outside Hanoi. Hoang Dinh Ham/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journal Publishes Details On Contagious Bird Flu Created In Lab

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Author Dorothy Parker works at her typewriter in 1941. After her death at 73, Parker's ashes were stored in a file cabinet until being interred at NAACP headquarters in Baltimore. AP hide caption

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How Dorothy Parker Came To Rest In Baltimore

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SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Returns Safely To Earth

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SpaceX Docking A Boost For Spaceflight Industry

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Space Station's Robot Arm Grabs SpaceX Capsule

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SpaceX Launch Signals New Era In Spaceflight

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The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifted off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., early Tuesday. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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NASA and SpaceX partnered closely to make the mission to the International Space Station possible. Above, the SpaceX control room. SpaceX hide caption

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NASA, SpaceX Aim To Launch Private Era In Orbit

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Balinese government officials prepare to cull chickens as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of bird flu at a market in Denpasar on April 26. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption

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First Of Controversial Bird Flu Studies Is Published

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