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Shots - Health News

Contagious Aphrodisiac? Virus Makes Crickets Have More Sex

Researchers have stumbled upon a virus that makes crickets horny before it kills them. Inducing your host to mate more is a great way for a virus to spread its own genes.

Dartmouth College is one of 55 colleges and universities on the Education Department's list of institutions being investigated for how they've handled sexual assault cases. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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When College Sexual Assault Panels Fall Short, And When They Help

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Music

Album Review: 'Supernova'

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Album Review: 'Supernova'

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Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., speaks during a December 2013 news conference in Washington to discuss the introduction of a legislative package of major mental health reforms. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Effort To Force Treatment On Severely Mentally Ill Meets Resistance

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New research could be promising for infertile men. Scientists were able to make immature sperm cells from skin cells. Their next challenge is to make that sperm viable. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

'Provocative' Research Turns Skin Cells Into Sperm

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'Provocative' Research Turns Skin Cells Into Sperm

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Hundreds of supporters of France's far-right National Front political party attend the party's annual May Day rally in front of the Paris Opera on Thursday. Charles Platiau/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Europe

France's Far-Right's High Hopes On May Day Display

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France's Far-Right's High Hopes On May Day Display

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