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The genome of the Blackleg fungus, which causes the most damaging disease to canola crops worldwide, has been sequenced for the first time by a team of French and Australian scientists.
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A 27-year-old woman has died in Hong Kong after contracting swine flu, health authorities said Wednesday, a year-and-a-half after an outbreak of the illness killed 80 people in the city.
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Speeding up E. coli detection: Laser sheds light on tracking source of microbial contamination on beach
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(AP) -- A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.