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Phage Cures, Diabetes Patches, and Flooded Cities: Week in Review

ByTim De ChantNOVA NextNOVA Next

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It was a discovery no one expected, but it could cure a range of neurodegenerative diseases from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s. NOVA Next contributor Jon Palfreman

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In other news:

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Researchers have developed a flexible patch that can control diabetes in mice.

What We’re Reading

  • European bison are back thanks to a new rewilding effort on the the Continent. [National Geographic]
  • A waterfall-climbing cave fish has evolved skeletal features for walking, including a full-blown pelvis. [New York Times]
  • Female lions are attracted to males with black manes .[National Geographic]