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April 24, 2014
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Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS
Kasensero, Uganda (AFP) April 23, 2014
When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as the first rays of light glimmer at dawn. Once the fish is sold and the nets untangled, some go home to their families, but most head straight for the bars of the town and the sex workers who hang out t ... read more
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Building 'Smart' Cell-Based Therapies
A Northwestern synthetic biology team has created a new technology for modifying human cells to create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target cancer and other si ... more
EPIDEMICS

New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks
To combat disease outbreaks, public health officials often use painstaking fieldwork to try to stay one step ahead of the infectious bugs, linking patients' symptoms to a source of infection to quic ... more
EPIDEMICS

West Africa's Ebola outbreak prompts changes in I.Coast cuisine
West Africa's first outbreak of Ebola fever is bad news for gourmets in Ivory Coast, but brings respite from the hunter to species sought out for tasty meat but feared to carry the disease. ... more
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Potential Use of Google Glass in Surgical Settings
An article recently published in the International Journal of Surgery shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training. Personal portab ... more


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How a Silly Putty ingredient could advance stem cell therapies
The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become, a University of Michigan study shows. The researche ... more
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NASA to Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment
Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a ... more
EPIDEMICS

Mali remains free of deadly Ebola epidemic: government
Mali said on Tuesday it was clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind around 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

The battle of the Mr. Cools

China and rivals sign pact to ease maritime tensions

Dispute islands 'within scope' of US-Japan alliance: Obama

Kiev announces town 'liberated' but residents dumbfounded

Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

Patria vehicles getting Saab communications electronics

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Goat to be cloned to treat rare genetic disorder
Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper reported Tuesday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak in south
Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south. ... more
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China and India face huge cancer burden: experts
China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said on Friday. ... more
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Novel plant biotechnology approach for sustainable production of pharmaceutical compounds
European scientists have made ground-breaking discoveries for improving the efficiency of the production of pharmaceuticals through plant biotechnology. Biotechnological production offers a cost-eff ... more
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Self-assembled superlattices create molecular machines with 'hinges' and 'gears'
A combined computational and experimental study of self-assembled silver-based structures known as superlattices has revealed an unusual and unexpected behavior: arrays of gear-like molecular-scale ... more
24/7 News Coverage
60% of China underground water polluted: report

Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control

What gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans

Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy'

Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated

How Australia got the hump with 1 million feral camels

Too many chefs: Smaller groups exhibit more accurate decision-making

EPIDEMICS

Sneezes and coughs project germs farther than previously thought
Each time you cough or sneeze, you may be sending a mini cold front across the room - a germ-filled weather system. ... more
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Dachshund puppy 'Mini-Winnie' becomes first cloned dog in U.K.
For many dog-lovers, the fading moments of their favorite pooch's life are painfully sad. They'd give anything for another ten or fifteen years with their beloved canine companion - anything to turn back the clocks and take that happy pup on a walk for the first time. ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

CSU Researcher to Examine Health Impacts of Space Travel in NASA-Funded Twin Study
When NASA sends an identical twin to the International Space Station next year, a Colorado State University researcher will be among just a few hand-picked scientists studying him and his brother to ... more
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Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search

Everest guides abandon climbing season after deadly avalanche

Cancellations on Everest amid talks to save climbing season


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World's First Satellite Communicator with Built-In Navigation

Russia's Glonass system fails second time in April

Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature


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Brain size linked to self-control in new animal study

Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated

EPIDEMICS

West Africa mobilises against Ebola epidemic
West African countries mobilised Friday against an epidemic of haemorrhagic fevers including Ebola, which has claimed more than 80 lives in Guinea with more suspected cases in Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. ... more
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Major breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have developed a new substance which could simplify the manufacture of cell therapy in the pioneering world of regenerative medicine. Cell therapy is ... more
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Nano-paper filter removes viruses
Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with the efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters. Th ... more
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Self-healing engineered muscle grown in the laboratory
Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into mice quickly, and for the first time, demonstrates t ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Fifty years of Mustang cool: is China along for the ride?

US urged to drop India WTO case on solar

Boeing lifts profit outlook as jetliner demand booms

Superconducting Qubit Array Points the Way to Quantum Computers

Physicist demonstrates dictionary definition was dodgy

Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics

Piezotronics and piezo-phototronics leading to unprecedented active electronics and optoelectronics

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Study finds astronauts' hearts become more spherical in space

SPACE MEDICINE

Canada Invests in Health Technologies for Astronauts

EPIDEMICS

Liberia confirms spread of 'unprecedented' Ebola epidemic

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Pocket diagnosis

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New Method Yields Potent, Renewable Human Stem Cells with Promising Therapeutic Properties

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Iraq reports first suspected polio case since 2000

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Intel buys fitness-tracking band maker Basis

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