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As Summer Begins, Maryland Zoo Monitors Penguins For Malaria

All our recent heavy rains and warmer temperatures are posing a threat to an unlikely victim: the penguin.

06/20/2014

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Testing Kits Offered During Trip To Liberia

When forensic investigator Linda Altizer isn’t determining a cause of death, she’s traveling the globe trying to help the living. Altizer recently returned from Liberia, a small country in West Africa. For nine days, she trained new nurses and administered malaria testing kits to residents in the most rural reaches of the country, which has been struggling to rebuild since its civil war ended in 2003.

03/17/2011

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