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9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Grad Student Harassment Edition

An astrophysics professor fell in love with his grad student, then fired her for it. Here's that and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

Posted on January 17, 2016, at 9:29 a.m. ET

1. He Fell In Love With His Grad Student — Then Fired Her For It

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2. Zika Virus Poses Real Threat Of Spreading To The U.S., Experts Say

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3. The DIY Scientist, The Olympian, And The Mutated Gene

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4. Inside The Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation

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5. The Incredible Tale Of Irresponsible Chocolate Milk Research At The University Of Maryland

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6. Flint’s High Lead Levels Have Doctors Struggling for Answers

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7. New Ebola Case Confirmed Less Than 24 Hours After End Of Outbreak Declared

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8. This Frozen Mammoth’s Injuries Place Humans In The Arctic 45,000 Years Ago

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9. Gruesome, Bizarre Mountain Lion Deformity Found During Legal Hunt

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