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October 31, 2014
British navy arrives to 'kick Ebola out of Sierra Leone'
Freetown (AFP) Oct 30, 2014
A British navy mission said it was nervous but ready "to see that Ebola is kicked out" as it arrived in Sierra Leone Thursday to treat victims of the deadly virus. The RFA Argus was cheered by dockworkers and other vessels as it completed a 10-day voyage from southwest England to Freetown, the capital of its former colony. "There was lots of anxiety from us as well as from our relatives and loved-ones about coming to Sierra Leone to fight the Ebola virus," Commander Ross Spooner, from Royal Nava ... read more
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Why NASA is watching Ebola
It's well known that scientists at NASA are eager to get samples of soil and rock from Mars into labs here on Earth. And and the most coveted of samples are those that might contain evidence of life, microbial or otherwise. ... more

China 'vulnerable' to Ebola outbreak: expert
China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday. ... more

Scientists discover exact receptor for DEET that repels mosquitoes
DEET has been the gold standard of insect repellents for more than six decades, and now researchers led by a University of California, Davis, scientist have discovered the exact odorant receptor tha ... more


US orders quarantine for troops leaving W.Africa
The Pentagon on Wednesday ordered a 21-day quarantine for all troops returning from West Africa as controversy raged over the US government's attempts to prevent the spread of Ebola. ... more


TB-diabetes co-epidemic looms, experts warn
A report warned Wednesday of a looming tuberculosis-diabetes epidemic as the two diseases intertwine in many countries, driven in part by a rise in unhealthy lifestyles. ... more
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US tobacco giant Reynolds bans smoking in its offices
The second largest tobacco producer in the United States, Reynolds American said Thursday it will ban smoking in all indoor office spaces, bowing to smoke-free social norms. ... more

Litmus strip-like Ebola diagnostic test works in 30 minutes
A team of synthetic biologists have developed a prototype paper test that they say can detect the presence of Ebola strains within 30 minutes, a development that could make the process of finding and containing the disease faster and more efficient. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS


US troops quarantined in Italy after W. Africa stint
US troops returning from West Africa are being quarantined at a base in Italy as a precaution to prevent the potential spread of the Ebola virus, the Pentagon said Monday. ... more

Visiting US envoy condemns response to Ebola epidemic
The US envoy to the United Nations criticised the level of international support for nations hit by Ebola as she began a tour of west Africa on Sunday. ... more

Is there a way out of the Ebola epidemic
Not everyone who contracts the Ebola virus dies, the survival rate is around 30% suggesting that some kind of immunity to the disease is possible. Experimental treatments and vaccines against Ebola ... more
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Evolutionary roots of Ebola more ancient than previously thought
A new study is helping to rewrite Ebola's family history. The research shows that filoviruses - a family to which Ebola and its similarly lethal relative, Marburg, belong - are at least 16-23 millio ... more

New commander takes over US Ebola mission in West Africa
A new commander on Saturday took over the US military mission to combat Ebola in West Africa, the Pentagon said. ... more
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Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future
Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics - a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. R ... more

$100 mn Ebola pledge from Microsoft co-founder Allen
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen said Thursday he was boosting his donations to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to $100 million. ... more

At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief
The Ebola epidemic will take at least four months to contain even if all necessary steps are taken, the global head of the Red Cross said Wednesday, warning of "the price for inaction". ... more

Ashoka Mukpo could be released within week
Doctors in Nebraska confirmed that Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo continues to improve, nearly three weeks after he was diagnosed with the deadly disease. ... more

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is leading a study on the effects of long-term space travel to humans, a UH news release said. Six members of the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simula ... more

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Cells of soda drinkers age faster
Soda has already been demonized by health officials for its role in encouraging obesity. But a new study suggests consumption of the sugary drinks may promote disease rates independent of obesity-related health problems. The reason: sugar-sweetened soft drinks encourage cells to age faster and replicate less. ... more

Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses
Scientists tracing the real-time impact of viruses in the wild have found that entire amphibian communities are being killed off by closely related viruses introduced to mountainous areas of norther ... more
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Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

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'Pioneers': the Spanish medics fighting Ebola in Europe


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Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic


Drexel study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola


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Amputees discern familiar sensations across prosthetic hand

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NASA To Study Deep Space Behavioral Health and Performance Issues

Microgravity Bone Research A Half Century Later

A universal Ebola drug target

Computers make powerful allies in fight against AIDS

New 'lab-on-a-chip' could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer

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Low concentrations of heavy metals contributes to antibiotic resistance

EU well armed to prevent an Ebola epidemic: experts

Britain sends 750 military personnel to combat Ebola

Hi-tech images point to chinks in HIV's armour

Health T-shirts and a mind-reading bar unveiled in Japan

US troops in Africa could stay a year in Ebola mission

West Africa finetunes multi-national force to fight Boko Haram

Trio win Nobel medicine prize for brain's 'GPS'

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