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Team finds fungus-fighting compound

Researchers with the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery have identified a compound that blocks the growth of a fungus that causes deadly lung infections and allergic reactions in people with compromised immune systems.

dateSep 22, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Studying the biology of sharks in the wild

Typically, the only activity that concerns beachgoers when it comes to sharks is the sight of a dorsal fin slicing through the water's surface. But, for Kevin Weng, assistant professor of fisheries science at William & Mary's ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Ecology
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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3B to end disease

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.

dateSep 21, 2016 in Business
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