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    * Scientists recreate virus that killed millions: Researchers say they have made a virus identical in most key respects to one that killed up to 50 million
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 5, 2005
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      * Scientists recreate virus that killed millions:
      Researchers say they have made a virus identical in
      most key respects to one that killed up to 50 
      million people in 1918. The purpose: to protect 
      humanity by studying the virus.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/051005_spanishflufrm.htm


      * New explanation offered for cosmic mystery blasts:
      One variant of the so-called gamma-ray bursts may
      result from collisions between black holes and 
      neutron stars, astronomers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/051005_gammafrm.htm


      * New hope for kids with fatal "aging" syndrome:
      Scientists say a drug currently in testing for 
      cancer might help children with a tragic condition 
      that makes them die by their teens -- of old age.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/050928_progeriafrm.htm


      * Pathological liars found to have brain 
      abnormalities
      :
      Liars have more wiring in a key part of the brain, 
      a study suggests.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/051002_liarsfrm.htm

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