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CDC Investigates Live Anthrax Shipments  |   

The chief disease agency in the U.S. is looking into why the spores shipped to laboratories in nine states and a military base in South Korea hadn't been properly neutralized. So far no one is sick.

Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science  |   

A lot of junk nutrition science gets reported in the media. It's a big problem. But did a science journalist's elaborate hoax to expose the crisis go too far?

Depression Treatments Inspired By Club Drug Move Ahead In Tests  |   

A decade ago, scientists showed that the anesthetic ketamine could relieve major depression in hours. Now, two chemical cousins of the drug are entering the late stages of clinical testing.

Scientists Discover Evidence Of A 435,000-Year-Old Murder  |   

Scientists say it's not just a murder from another era, but also part of one of the earliest mass graves.

Bugs: Not What's For Dinner — Until They're Tastier, Maybe   |   

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet."

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