Study shows efficacy of method for reducing dengue fever incidence

Photo of an Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
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Preliminary data from a study involving UC Berkeley researchers suggests that the “Wolbachia method” could be used to significantly reduce the incidence of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, in populations where the illness is endemic.
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Anger was never the answer

Off the Beat

I don’t know, when my Mom was my age, what kept her up at night, what her favorite dance moves were, what her pet peeves were, what her worldview was.
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‘Cause I’m the Problem Too

When I was 17, I was interviewed by my local newspaper about my high school’s graduation. In the last sentence of the article there’s a quote by me: “I am not coming back.” Recently, I’ve thought about that line a lot. For the last semester, I’ve been studying in Nicaragua.
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