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Bacteria vs. Virus: New Blood Test Knows Difference

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A new blood test could potentially determine what's causing a patient's sickness with more than 90 percent accuracy.


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A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics'

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Breaking Wind: Flatology and How Scientists Study Farts

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Pinterest to Help Keep Waistlines Trim

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