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The structure of the virus may help the development of vaccines and antivirals to counter a Zika epidemic.

Despite the re-election of a pro-science president and broad bipartisan support for science in Congress, research and development is facing historic budget and political challenges that could restrain the U.S. research enterprise for the next generation, analysts said recently at AAAS.

Corals use chemical cues to call goby fish to their aid when threatened by toxic seaweed, researchers report in the 9 November issue of Science. In return, the coral provide shelter and food for the fish.