Anne Schuchat

Jul. 31, 2009

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Update

We'll get an update on the spread of H1N1 influenza around the world, what researchers are finding out about the disease, and progress towards vaccines.

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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