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DNA DELUGE Consumer genetic tests may not tell customers that much about themselves. Science News delves into these tests in a multipart series.

NOT LIKE THE OTHERS  Many asteroids share Jupiter’s orbit (illustrated, not to scale). Most asteroids travel in the same direction around the sun as the planet. But there’s one moving in reverse, which could indicate it came from outside the solar system.

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SUIT UP Congo is battling its ninth outbreak of Ebola virus. Here health workers prepare to care for possible Ebola patients at Bikoro Hospital in the center of the outbreak. 

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PLANT 911  To help sickly plants get healthy and green (like these pictured), synthetic nanoparticles are the sugar that helps fertilizing medicine go down.



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