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$2.5B spent, no alternative med cures

(AP) -- Ten years ago the government set out to test herbal and other alternative health remedies to find the ones that work. After spending $2.5 billion, the disappointing answer seems to be that almost none of them do.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Medications
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Evolution of snake courtship and combat behavior

A small study suggests snakes may have developed courtship and male-to-male combat behavior, such as moving undulations, neck biting, and spur-poking, over time, according to a study published September 24, 2014 in the open-access ...

dateSep 24, 2014 in Evolution
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'Snakes' seen in human cells

( -- Curious snake-like forms have been spotted in cells from many different species across the evolutionary tree. Now Oxford scientists have shown they exist in human cells as well.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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