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Lungs enlist immune cells to fight infections in capillaries
Immune cells in the lungs provide a rapid counterattack to bloodstream infections, a new study in mice finds.
Nerve cell miswiring linked to depression
A gene helps nerve cell axons extend to parts of the brain to deliver serotonin, a brain chemical associated with depression.
Ocean acidification may hamper food web’s nitrogen-fixing heroes
A new look at marine Trichodesmium microbes suggests trouble for nitrogen fixation in an acidifying ocean.
HPV vaccine as cancer prevention is a message that needs to catch on
Vaccination against HPV is cancer prevention, but low vaccination rates suggest that message isn’t clear.
Key Einstein principle survives quantum test
Particles in quantum superposition adhere to the equivalence principle in atomic test.
Cassini’s ring dive offers first close-up of Saturn’s cloud tops
Cassini has completed its first dive between Saturn and its rings. Along the way, it snapped stunning pics of the planet’s atmosphere.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers shocked to get Alabama TE O.J. Howard at No. 19 overall
Even if he were not 6-foot-6 and 251 pounds, Alabama tight end O.J. Howard would have stood out to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
New York Giants like Ole Miss TE Evan Engram's middle-of-the-field ability
New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo believes that the fastest way for an offense to reach the end zone is to do so via the middle of the field.
2017 NFL Draft: Tennessee Titans happy with Corey Davis, Adoree' Jackson selections
On the first day, the Tennessee Titans' draft had a single theme: Find productive players at need positions with the two first-round selections.
2017 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders gamble on Ohio State CB Gareon Conley
That the Oakland Raiders drafted for defense Thursday came as no surprise, although it was a gamble of sorts to take Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley.
2017 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens bolster secondary, select CB Marlon Humphrey in first round
The Baltimore Ravens found help for their secondary by taking hard-nosed Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
2017 NFL Draft: Versatile LB Haason Reddick could make instant impact for Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals used the 13th overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft on Temple linebacker Haason Reddick.

Germany News

Govt could block Turks from voting in Germany on death penalty
If Turkey decides to hold a referendum on reinstating the death penalty, Germany could legally block Turks within its borders from voting, according to an official government assessment.
Young men drive over Egyptian student then mock her as she lies dying, witnesses say
In a case of shocking heartlessness, two men in eastern Germany are accused of racially abusing a young Egyptian woman moments after their friend drove over her. Three days later, the woman died of her injuries.
Italy claims to break up Berlin terror cell linked to Christmas market attacker
Italian police said Friday they had helped their German counterparts neutralise a Berlin-based Islamist terror cell with links to Christmas market attack suspect Anis Amri.
Germany urges EU not to break off Turkey accession talks
Germany on Friday urged fellow EU nations not to end membership talks with Turkey despite deep misgivings over its rights record because the country is key to European interests.
'Totally insensitive': Israel fires back at Germany over cancelled meeting
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Bild newspaper on Friday that German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was "totally insensitive" to meet rights groups on a recent trip to Israel.
Airlines to overturn two-person cockpit rule, two years after Germanwings crash
German airlines now say they no longer need a rule created for security purposes after a co-pilot deliberately crashed a Germanwings flight while alone in the cockpit in 2015, killing all 150 people on board.