"And the Lord delivered Lachish into the hand of Israel, which took it on the second day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls therein..." —Joshua, 10:32... PHYS.ORG · 1 month
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Archaeologists Unearth 22,500-Year-Old Mammoth-Bone Structure  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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N. Korea's Kim expresses condolences over virus in S. Korea  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Postmenopausal breast cancer and the benefit of genetic testing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Hidden Brain: How Trust May Help To Limit A Disease Outbreak  NPR · 3 days
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Volunteers fight virus by testing new experimental vaccine  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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USask researchers receive almost $1million to fight new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Hidden source of carbon found at the Arctic coast  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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USask researchers receive almost $1 million to fight new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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