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    Candidate asthma and allergy drug passes early test

    By suppressing an inflammation-causing antibody, an experimental drug can lessen allergy and asthma symptoms for months at a time.

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    Invasive insect tied to shrinking river

    A river in North Carolina shrank after a hemlock woolly adelgid eradicated eastern hemlock trees in the region.

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    Shaking up the body may improve attention

    Just two minutes of whole body vibrations improved young adults’ attention to detail.

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    Feedback

    Readers debate about what happens when an astronaut falls into a black hole, compare note-taking techniques, speculate on bat longevity and more.
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    The most personal data on your phone is your microbiome

    Phones carry more than your contacts and messages. They’ve got your microbiome too.

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    Mystery patch found floating on Titan’s seas

    Changes on the surface of a methane lake on one of Saturn’s moons may signal the onset of summer there.

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    Tiny galaxies had big influence on early universe

    Nearly one-third of stars in the early universe were created in dwarf galaxies.

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    Paper reporting primordial gravitational waves published

    The paper reporting the detection of primordial gravitational waves from a split-second after the Big Bang has finally been published.

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