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Aedes aegypti

INHERIT THE VIRUS  Lab tests show that Aedes aegypti mosquitoes don’t need to bite someone to pick up Zika virus; youngsters (larvae shown) can inherit the virus from their moms.

bagpipes

CLEAN THOSE PIPES  Inside the dark, moist interior of bagpipes, fungi can grow and potentially infect the lungs of people who play.

black snub-nosed monkey

Researchers have discovered genetic differences in black, or Yunnan, snub-nosed monkeys that help them survive low-oxygen conditions at high altitude.

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