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Botulinum-type toxins jump to a new kind of bacteria

Enterococci are hardy microbes that thrive in the gastrointestinal tracts of nearly all land animals, including our own, and generally cause no harm. But their ruggedness has lately made them leading causes of multi-drug-resistant infections, especially in settings like hospitals where antibiotic use disrupts the natural balance of intestinal microbes. ...

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Why your ancestors would have aced the long jump

A 52-million-year-old ankle fossil suggests our prehuman ancestors were high-flying acrobats. These first primates spent most of their time in the trees rather than on the ground, but just how nimble they were as they moved around in the treetops has been a topic of dispute. For years, scientists thought ...

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Vietnam banks jump on global list of biggest public firms

 A file photo of a Vietinbank branch. Photo credit: Vietinbank Vietnam’s top lenders BIDV, Vietinbank and Vietcombank have made huge leaps on Forbes’ latest list of 2,000 biggest and most powerful public companies around the world. BIDV jumped 222 places from a year ago to rank at number 1,691. Its ...

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