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Feb 5, 2016

Dominican Republic searching beaches for missing Florida surfer

Authorities in the Dominican Republic said Thursday that they are looking for a South Florida tourist who apparently vanished from a beach popular with surfers. Police said 46-year-old tennis coach Darryl Fornatora of West Palm Beach was last seen Jan. 27 at El Encuentro ...

Path to Zika vaccine strewn with hurdles

Feb 4, 2016

Path to Zika vaccine strewn with hurdles

The world is once again asking scientists and drugmakers to come up rapidly with a vaccine for a viral disease that, in the latest case, few people had heard of until a few weeks ago, and even fewer feared. Making a shot to generate ...

Removal of aged cells found to boost longevity in mice: study

Feb 4, 2016

Removal of aged cells found to boost longevity in mice: study

Zapping worn-out cells in the organs of “middle-aged” mice caused the rodents to live longer, healthier lives, said a study Wednesday that raised intriguing prospects for anti-aging treatments. Mice minus these aged “senescent” cells went on to enjoy better kidney function and stronger hearts, ...