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A World Cup Visitor: Polio from Africa in Brazil | Science Blogs | WIRED

The World Health Organization announced on Monday that a polio sample was collected in March at Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, which is about 60 miles outside Sao Paulo, and is where many of the World Cup teams have been landing. The agency said no cases of polio have been identifie…

Gigantic Ocean Vortices Seen From Space Could Change Climate Models | Science | WIRED

Enormous vortices of water, measuring 60 miles across, spin their way across the sea at a deliberate pace—3 miles per day.