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Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health  |   

The case of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz has focused attention on what Lufthansa, or any employer, can really know about an employee's state of mind. Requiring a psychological evaluation has risks, too.

A Virus In Your Mouth Helps Fight The Flu  |   

It's related to herpes. And it infects most of the world — about half of Americans, nearly all the developing world. But don't go out and get infected. The virus has a dark side, too.

Tobacco Firm Seeks Softer Warning For Cigarette Alternative  |   

The product is called snus — a tiny bag of smokeless tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. A Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.

Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells Apart  |   

Scientists are still better than computers at assessing a neuron's health by looking at its shape. But an effort that includes an international series of hackathons could help speed the process.

Meet The Bacteria That Make A Stink In Your Pits  |   

Scientists say they've identified the bacteria that emit that rank smell after a hard workout. Future deodorants might target that bad actor rather than blocking sweat glands or nuking all bacteria.

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