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May 05, 2016
EPIDEMICS
NASA Helps Forecast Zika Risk
Huntsville AL (SPX) May 05, 2016
NASA is assisting public health officials, scientists and communities to better understand Zika virus and try to limit the spread of the disease it causes. Scientists at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, have partnered with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, and other institutions to forecast the potential spread of Zika virus in the United States. The research team looked at key factors - including temperature, rainfall and soc ... read more
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"Miracle Suit" inspired by NASA saves new mothers around the world
In 1969, NASA Ames Research Center received an unusual call for help: a local woman was still bleeding weeks after giving birth, despite every attempt to halt it - including nine surgeries. Her cond ... more
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Cellphone-sized device quickly detects the Ebola virus
The worst of the recent Ebola epidemic is over, but the threat of future outbreaks lingers. Monitoring the virus requires laboratories with trained personnel, which limits how rapidly tests can be d ... more
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Toward dissolvable electronics for implants and sensors
Tiny electronic sensors and devices that can be implanted in the body and then dissolve almost without a trace are getting closer to reality. Scientists have tested several biodegradable mater ... more
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EPIDEMICS

TGen tracks the origins and spread of potentially deadly Valley Fever
Using the latest in genomic analysis technologies, scientists at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have tracked the likely origins and dispersal of the fungus that causes Valley F ... more


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Threat of novel swine flu viruses in pigs and humans
The wide diversity of flu in pigs across multiple continents, mostly introduced from humans, highlights the significant potential of new swine flu strains emerging, according to a study to be publis ... more

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Tamping down neurons' energy use could treat neurodegeneration
Salk Institute scientists showed how an FDA-approved drug boosts the health of brain cells by limiting their energy use. Like removing unnecessary lighting from a financially strapped household to s ... more
EPIDEMICS

Colombia's illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak
Colombia's widespread illegal mining is blamed for causing environmental damage and holding workers in slave-like conditions - and now is also being blamed for a malaria outbreak. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO

French report: Banner year for aerospace, defense

New NATO supreme commander vows tough line on Russia

N. Korea completes work at missile sub shipyard: US think tank

Bats' flight technique could lead to better drones

Leonardo-Finmeccanica develops new E-scan radar

Telesat procures two prototype satellites for global ka-band low earth orbit constellation

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Samsung's drug-manufacturing unit plans to go public
South Korea's Samsung announced Thursday a plan to list shares of its drug-manufacturing unit on Seoul's stock market as it eyes the bio-medical business as a new engine for growth. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Antibody shields monkeys from 'HIV' for months: study
Just one shot of a lab-produced antibody protected macaques against a sort of monkey HIV for nearly six months, said a study Wednesday into a potential vaccine alternative. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Outwitting poachers with artificial intelligence
A century ago, more than 60,000 tigers roamed the wild. Today, the worldwide estimate has dwindled to around 3,200. Poaching is one of the main drivers of this precipitous drop. Whether killed for s ... more
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SPACE MEDICINE

British astronaut Tim Peaks ran London Marathon from space
In an out-of-this-world feat, British astronaut Tim Peake competed in his own version of the London Marathon on Sunday. ... more
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Great willow herb used against multi-drug resistant bacteria
Although often considered a weed, due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, willow herb has long enjoyed a solid reputation for easing problems of the prostate gland and urinary tract ... more
24/7 News Coverage
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Nanoparticle acts like Trojan horse to halt asthma
In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell, to convince the immune system not to atta ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

'Pee power' turns urine into sustainable power source for electronic devices
Researchers at the University of Bath have developed an innovative miniature fuel cell that can generate electricity from urine, creating an affordable, renewable and carbon-neutral way of generatin ... more
TECH SPACE

A laser for your eyes
A team of the Lomonosov Moscow State University scientists and the Belarusian National Technical University has created a unique laser, which is a compact light source with wavelengths harmless to t ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Mice flown in space show nascent liver damage
In a discovery with implications for long-term spaceflight and future missions to Mars, a researcher at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has found that mice flown aboard the space ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

Mice in space showed liver damage after two weeks
Lab mice that spent just two weeks in orbit showed early signs of liver damage upon returning to Earth, raising concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans, researchers said Wednesday. ... more

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EPIDEMICS

5 mn AIDS patients going untreated in west, central Africa: MSF
Five million AIDS sufferers in central and western Africa have no access to treatment, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday, warning of a major treatment gap in the global fight against the disease. ... more
EPIDEMICS

The genetic evolution of Zika virus
An analysis comparing the individual differences between over 40 strains of Zika virus (30 isolated from humans, 10 from mosquitoes, and 1 from monkeys) has identified significant changes in both am ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Little ANTs: Researchers build the world's tiniest engine

Cavitation intensity enhanced using pressure at bubble collapse region

DNV GL-led project gives green light for wind-powered oil recovery

Improving utilization of ammonia and carbon dioxide in microalgal cultivation

Mimicking the ingenuity of nature

Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChrysler

Tesla accelerates to hit target of making 500,000 cars



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Two doctoral students work on NASA mission

EPIDEMICS

Research finds Zika 'significantly changed' since 1947

EPIDEMICS

Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics

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China detained more than 200 over vaccine scandal

EPIDEMICS

Co-evolving antivirals aim to keep ahead of fast-changing viruses

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Scientists build trap for Zika-transmitting mosquitos

TECH SPACE

Light helps develop programmable materials

EPIDEMICS

Ancient DNA shows European wipe-out of early Americans


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