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Medic! Ants injured while hunting for termites get help from paramedic-style triage system

Termite-hunting ants act as paramedics to help injured comrades during a hunt by carrying them back to the nest and grooming the wound. This reduces mortality by 70%.

In mice, a single vaccine prompts the immune system to fight breast, lung and skin cancers

Injecting mice with inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells launched a strong immune response against breast, lung, and skin cancers. The vaccine also prevented relapses in animals that had tumors removed.

Mad about L.A.'s air quality? Blame common products like hairspray and paint, not just cars

When it comes to air quality, the products you use to smell nice or keep your kitchen clean could do just as much damage as the car you drive.

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