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Researchers have created a retrievable, wire-like device, tested in pigs, that safely resides in the stomach and releases large dosages of tuberculosis drugs over several weeks. The technology could help patients comply with TB treatment.

Freelance writer Julianna Photopoulos and mobile app reporter Xiaoxue Chen are among the five recipients of the 2018 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters awards, marking two firsts for the fellowship program – the inaugural recipient from the Balkan region and the first representing a daily mobile-app publication.
Carl Zimmer to speak on science reporting in age of fake news at Stony Brook University on Oct. 12 Three prominent journalists will discuss the challenges of accurately reporting and presenting the latest science news in a series of campus lectures.
The right of all people to benefit from scientific progress is spurring new research by science and human rights practitioners.