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  • Researchers from Australia report the success of a plan to use mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia bacteria to prevent the spread of dengue fever in an Australian town, stating that they intend to bring the program to other locales. (BBC)
  • Reddit reports a data breach consisting of emails and usernames. The site states that the perpetrators had access to information on accounts which were subscribed to their newsletter between the 3rd and 17th of June, as well as those created between 2005 and 2007. (NBC)
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