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May 30, 2016
EPIDEMICS
Russian activists struggle to raise HIV awareness as epidemic grows
Moscow (AFP) May 28, 2016
Vadim Pokrovsky stunned hundreds of students at a conference in Moscow last week when he reached into his pocket and took out a condom. "And you, the young generation, how do you protect yourselves from HIV?" said Pokrovsky, the 61-year-old head of Russia's federal AIDS centre. "I always have a condom on me. Today even a 90-year-old can contract the virus." The audience fell silent for a moment before breaking into applause. Despite the efforts of activists like Pokrovsky, the total num ... read more

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TECH SPACE

How solids dissolve in space may enable better tablets and pills on Earth
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TECH SPACE

Single-step hydrogen peroxide production could be cleaner, more efficient
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EPIDEMICS

A global early warning system for infectious diseases
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China, India face huge mental health burden: study
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CLONE AGE

Advance could help grow stem cells more safely
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Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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SPACE MEDICINE

Proposals to support astronaut health on long missions selected
NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will fund 27 proposals to help answer questions about astronaut health and performance during future long d ... more
EPIDEMICS

NASA Helps Forecast Zika Risk
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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"Miracle Suit" inspired by NASA saves new mothers around the world
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EPIDEMICS

Threat of novel swine flu viruses in pigs and humans
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EPIDEMICS

Cellphone-sized device quickly detects the Ebola virus
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Tamping down neurons' energy use could treat neurodegeneration
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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
24/7 News Coverage
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Critical factors that determine drought vulnerability of wheat, maize

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EPIDEMICS

TGen tracks the origins and spread of potentially deadly Valley Fever
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EPIDEMICS

Colombia's illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
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