Melissa A. Forsythe

Mar. 22, 2013

Scientists Search for Gulf War Illness Answers

More than 20 years later, many Gulf War veterans still suffer from an array of unexplained ailments.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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