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Death by Coca-Cola

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).  The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 l…

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Mad Science: Bird Flu Experiment Insane

Remember the whole bird flu scare of a year or two ago?  We dodged that bullet, so what are scientists doing now?  You guessed it:  creating a new strain of the avian flu virus that can jump from spec…

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