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- 60-Second HealthHealthDiagnostics, vaccines and new drugs could vastly improve the way future Ebola outbreaks manifest in Africa, according to emerging infectious disease expert Jeremy Farrar. Steve Mirsky reports.
- NewsHealthOrganizers of tropical medicine meeting to offer refunds, swap out speakers
- TechMediaNetworkSpaceOne pilot is dead, and one injured after SpaceShipTwo failed during a rocket-powered test flight over Mohave, Calif.
- Climate ConfidentialTechnologyInsectile drones could evolve into useful minions to track, map, and respond to climate change
- NewsHealthThe number of Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia—but what will it take to stamp out the disease?
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- ClimatewireEnergy & SustainabilityScientists prepare an inexpensive, accurate tool to track greenhouse gas concentrations
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- NatureHealthA new experiment will study life span extension via an antiaging drug administered to domestic dogs
- 60-Second ScienceHealthMosquitoes that harbor a soil microbe called Chromobacterium Csp_P have a harder time catching dengue virus and the malarial parasite. Christopher Intagliata reports
- Scientific American Mind Volume 25, Issue 6Mind & BrainResearch reveals that get-tough tactics may worsen rates of juvenile delinquency
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- ReutersHealthTwo people are suspected of having Ebola after coming into contact with a two-year-old girl who died of the disease in Mali last week, according to WHO data
- ReutersMore ScienceIndia is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause
- ReutersHealthU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power returned to New York on Thursday after a brief visit to Ebola-stricken West Africa and will report her temperature twice daily to the New York state health department for the next 20 days.
- ReutersMore ScienceA 7-year-old girl banned from attending school in Connecticut over fears that she may be carrying the Ebola virus after a trip to Nigeria will be allowed back on Frida
- ReutersHealthMandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states on doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on Doctors Without Borders operations there
- NatureHealthThe artificial human guts could be used to study diseases and test drug treatments
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