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Weekly Headlines (excerpts)

  

1. Tour de fish: Watch these minnows cluster together to save energy

Solitary fish use up to five times more energy than those that battle rough currents in schools

BY MADELINE REINSEL 6 JUN 2024 

 

2. This biologist aims to solve the cell’s biggest mystery. Could it help cancer patients, too?

Four decades after his lab found odd, massive particles inside cells, Leonard Rome is still determined to figure out what “vaults” do

BY JOHN TRAVIS 6 JUN 2024 

 

3. COVID-19 vaccines should get a fall update, panel concludes

FDA advisers say new shots can target more recent SARS-CoV-2 variants

BY JENNIFER COUZIN-FRANKEL 5 JUN 2024 

 

4. Watch viper venom tear this artificial blood vessel apart

Use of “organ-on-a-chip” lab-grown capillaries could aid in the hunt for novel snakebite treatments

BY CHRISTIE WILCOX 5 JUN 2024 

 

5. A little-known virus on the rise in South America could overwhelm health systems

Deforestation and climate change may help midges spread Oropouche virus far beyond the Amazon Basin

BY SOFIA MOUTINHO 5 JUN. 2024 

 

6. ‘Google for DNA’ indexes 10% of world’s known genetic sequences

Achievement demonstrates feasibility of making all of life’s code easily searchable, researchers say

BY CATHERINE OFFORD 5 JUN. 2024 

 

7. Novel filter may speed wastewater cleanup

Uniform pores help membranes separate out toxic contaminants

BY ROBERT F. SERVICE 4 JUN. 2024 

 

 

8. Gigantic snake carvings may have been ancient ‘road signs’

Long before European colonization, mysterious riverside engravings may have marked South American borders

BY MARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.  3 JUN. 2024 

 

9. Deadly one-two punch may have driven the woolly rhino to extinction

Combination of climate change and human hunting may have been more than this ice age beast could bear

BY DARREN INCORVAIA 3 JUN. 2024 

 

10. Graves of Celtic princes suggest powerful role for women in ancient Germany

Status and power were inherited along maternal lines, DNA and other evidence indicate

BY ANDREW CURRY 3 JUN. 2024 

 

11. Prehistoric ‘giant goose’ comes into focus after new finds in remote Australia

Newton’s thunder bird was heavy, aquatic, and flightless

 BY RODRIGO PÉREZ ORTEGA 3 JUN. 2024 

 

 

 

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