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Hi, I'm scientific American podcast editor Steve Mirsky. Here's a short piece from the December two thousand eighteen issue of the magazine in the section called advances dispatches from the frontiers of science technology and medicine the article is titled quick hits. And it's a rundown of some science and technology stories from around the globe compiled by editorial contributor Angkor Powell from Ecuador. Scientists have identified a new hummingbird species in the Ecuadorian Andes, but very few of the birds exist and the species is considered critically endangered. Its habitat is shrinking as nearby communities burned the native landscape to make way for cattle grazing from Germany, Germany has launched the world's first hydrogen powered trains in an effort to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels the trains, which can reach speeds of up to one hundred forty kilometers per hour. Have fuel cells that convert high. Hydrogen oxygen into electricity from Rwanda Rwanda is setting up its first research center for noncommunicable diseases, including diabetes cancer such illnesses currently account for forty six percent of the country's total deaths by all diseases a one hundred percent increase from the year two thousand from China. The Chinese government is requiring athletes who want to compete for the country in the twenty twenty two Beijing Olympic Games to have their genomes. Sequenced officials say this practice is to screen for medical conditions that could affect the competitor's performance. But some scientists have called a discriminatory from Pakistan. Researchers have detected the flesh eating amoeba Gloria fowleri in the domestic water supply of Karachi Pakistan's most populous city, the metropolis a fifteen million people has seen alarming uptick in cases of fatal type of encephalitis caused by the parasite. And from Israel. Scientists have discovered the world's oldest known brewery in a cave near Haifa. They found residue from thirteen thousand year-old Wheaton barley based beer that resembled Partridge. The previous earliest known brewery was thought to be five thousand years old that was quick hits by uncle Apollo.