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Zika virus in Singapore likely evolved from Southeast Asia

Sep 4, 2016

Zika virus in Singapore likely evolved from Southeast Asia

The Zika virus behind an outbreak in Singapore was not imported from South America, Singapore’s Ministry of Health said in a statement Saturday. Analysis by the National Public Health Laboratory and the Bioinformatics Institute discovered that the Zika virus found in two patients from ...

NASA unveils photos of Jupiter's poles

Sep 3, 2016

NASA unveils photos of Jupiter's poles

NASA on Friday published the first images of Jupiter’s north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft’s first orbital flyby of the gaseous giant. Juno came within 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) of Jupiter on Aug. 27 during a six-hour transit from ...