Australia’s koala population has been hit hard by two rapidly spreading diseases: chlamydia (a sexually transmitted bacterial infection) and a retrovirus similar to HIV.
Scientists are working to develop vaccines, while lay citizens help care for sick koalas. From our NOVA correspondent Ari Daniel Shapiro: http://ow.ly/kadTk
Cartoonists, including South Africa’s Zapiro, pay their own kind of homage to Margaret Thatcher.
Frankenstorm Sandy has inspired a number of comments by political cartoonists as far away as Australia. A common theme is Sandy’s impact on President Obama and Mitt Romney as they march toward the finish line with the election less than a week
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