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Liberian mystery disease may be solved

A new disease outbreak stirred memories of Liberia’s Ebola epidemic in 2014 and 2015, when health workers wore protective garb, but studies suggest it’s bacterial…

Fight escalates over ARPA-E grants

Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D–TX) says the Department of Energy is flaunting a 1974 budget law. NASA/Joel Kowsky By Jeffrey MervisMay. 8, 2017 , 4:45…

Babies’ gazes suggest we are born understanding color

Infants appear to break up the color spectrum into five categories—red, green, yellow, blue, and purple—suggesting these partitions are biologically hardwired. Glasshouse Images/Alamy Stock Photo…

French scientists cheer Macron’s victory

New French President Emmanuel Macron celebrates last night in Paris. Christian Hartmann/REUTERS By Elisabeth PainMay. 8, 2017 , 2:15 PM PARIS—The French scientific community is…