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- Comet lander's scientific harvest may be its last Philae has fallen silent after fragmentary messages.
- Tiny built-in lasers light up living cells Technique could revolutionize tracking of individual cells.
- Risk of ‘leaky’ vaccines debated Controversial finding suggests they can speed the spread of deadly pathogens.
- Forensic labs explore blind testing to prevent errors Evidence examiners get practical about fighting cognitive bias.
- Former head of China's genome powerhouse starts new chapter Jun Wang will concentrate on applying artificial intelligence to making sense of genome data.
- Alzheimer's amyloid theory gets modest boost Trials of antibody drugs spawn hopes, doubts—and plans for more tests.
- Cosmic convergence Neutrinos from beyond our galaxy could be close kin to other mysterious visitors from space.
- Setting the bar As the U.S. military opens ground combat roles to women, it's looking to scientists to help define the standards.
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