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February 09, 2016

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Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria

Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen ’00 G’09, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.

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Study Suggests More Effective Speech Therapy Approach for Children with Down Syndrome

A new study indicates that children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients.

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Beyond Coaching

Spend a morning on Lake Champlain visiting Juniper Island aboard Fred Fayette's research vessel, the Neptune, and you'll learn something from the man at the helm. Like how sonar works, some of the curiosities that lie on the bottom of Lake Champlain, and the date (October 10, 1776) Benedict Arnold and fleet sailed north past ...

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