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Murdering its mascot, and other ways Brazil is already ruining the Olympics

The Summer Olympics in Brazil are about two crises away from becoming the embodiment of that dumpster fire gif everyone on the Internet is obsessed with.We've compiled some of the nation's most notable screw-ups (and misfortunes) ahead of the Games.

How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zika

How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zika When your laptop is sitting idly on your desk or your smartphone is tucked snugly in your pocket, the devices could be powering a worldwide effort to find a cure for the Zika virus.The World Health Organization estimates Zika could infect millions of people in dozens of countries.

Experimental Zika virus vaccine shown to be 100% effective in animal trials

Experimental Zika virus vaccine shown to be 100% effective in animal trials Ever since the outbreak of the Zika virus epidemic in Latin America in 2015, scientists have been racing around the clock to find vaccines that may be able to fight it.“The mRNA is physiologic, as are some of the lipids used, which makes the vaccine very safe.