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Mystery Disease Threatens Mexican Caribbean Coral Reefs

XINHUA Mexico’s Caribbean resort region is facing an ecological catastrophe due to a mysterious contagious disease that has damaged up to 50 percent of all local marine coral species, according to Lorenzo Álvarez Filip, a researcher from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). “This is a disease of tissue loss in hard corals, and the pathogen is still unknown,

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New Medication Brings Hope for AML Leukemia Patients

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS    It is the most common form of acute leukemia in adults, and one of the most aggressive and lethal cancers known to man. Originating in the bone marrow, acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a condition in which the body produces too many myeloid white blood cells that flood the bloodstream and block the production and function of

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