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Intelligent life on Earth may owe its existence to an ancient virus which inserted its genetic code and machinery into early tetrapods and now helps their neurons talk to each other.
After more than a decade, doctors think they were finally able to replicate the case of the Berlin patient, the only man known to be cured of HIV. But the London patient offers more questions than answers.
An 80 year old method of sterilizing surfaces with radiation without harming humans or animals might be the key to controlling flu pandemics. But it using it could come with a catch...