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The largest, oldest creature on Earth? David George Haskell on the trembling aspen called Pando

This is a *fascinating* piece on an aptly-named group of research-borking chemicals called PAINS. By Jonathan Baell and Michael Walters

Great story about a rebel doctor who’s transplanting organs from HIV-infected donors to HIV-infected patients. By Sara Reardon.

Are some parts of the world evolutionary incubators for invasive species? Carl Zimmer reports.

Dawn of the Plaintiff of the Apes. Great piece by Charles Siebert on a legal case about the personhood of chimps.

Superb piece on the ethics of testing an Ebola vaccine

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