Lemurs in Madagascar has been observed chewing on millipedes and rubbing the juices, which contain benzoquinone, on their anuses to treat threadworm infestations. Humans use benzimidazole, a similar compound, to treat the same problem.

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Source: economist.com

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A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children.

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Source: eurekalert.org

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Ajit Pai loses in court—FCC can’t kill broadband subsidy in Tribal areas

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Source: arstechnica.com

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A Harvard Scientist Thinks He Has A Gene Test For Heart Attack Risk. He Wants To Give It Away Free.

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Source: forbes.com

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Saudi Arabia condemns Canada’s appalling human rights record of selling arms to Saudi Arabia

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Source: thebeaverton.com

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