World Science: Scientists recreate virus that killed millions
- * 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.
* 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.
* 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.
* Pathological liars found to have brain
Liars have more wiring in a key part of the brain,
a study suggests.