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Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.

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GM Rice Could Fight Diarrhea

By | August 13, 2013

A genetically modified strain of rice produces an antibody that helps mice fight off rotaviruses.

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Cholera Shaped Human Genes

By | July 8, 2013

People from Bangladesh show signs of evolution in response to cholera.

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Appendix Not Totally Useless

By | February 15, 2013

The small organ evolved too many times for it to be an accident, but it’s still unclear what it does.

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