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October 22, 2014
At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief
Beijing (AFP) Oct 22, 2014
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". The deadliest-ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever has claimed more than 4,500 lives in West Africa, and experts warn the rate of infections could reach 10,000 a week by early December. There is no licensed vaccine or cure for Ebola, which has also spread in several isolated cases among health workers in Spain ... read 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

'Pioneers': the Spanish medics fighting Ebola in Europe
Doctor Lago was with her kids, Doctor Fernandez was at Pilates class and Doctors Arsuaga and De la Calle were eating chocolate ice cream, when the call came about Ebola. ... more

'Every nation' must help in fight against Ebola: Liberia
Liberia's president has made an impassioned plea for all nations to commit to the fight against Ebola ahead of a meeting by EU foreign ministers Monday, under pressure to scale up their response to the escalating epidemic. ... 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


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
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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

Brain surgery through the cheek
For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate - invasive, dangerous and with a long ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan

Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

China ponders action against Hong Kong stars

Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN

USAF looks at commercial satellite control networks

Iraqi Kurds agree reinforcements for embattled Kobane


Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic
The Ebola virus is spreading rapidly and to an unexpected extent. The outbreak does not follow the patterns experienced in the past and the virus shows a new disease dynamic in regions, where it has ... more

Drexel study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
As medical personnel and public health officials are responding to the first reported cases of Ebola Virus in the United States, many of the safety and treatment procedures for treating the virus an ... more

Stanford team invents sensor that uses radio waves to detect subtle changes in pressure
Stanford engineers have invented a wireless pressure sensor that has already been used to measure brain pressure in lab mice with brain injuries. The underlying technology has such broad potential t ... more
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Mind-controlled prosthetic arms that work in daily life are now a reality
For the first time, robotic prostheses controlled via implanted neuromuscular interfaces have become a clinical reality. A novel osseointegrated (bone-anchored) implant system gives patients new opp ... more

Nuclear help for faster Ebola diagnosis
The UN nuclear agency said Tuesday that it will provide specialised equipment to West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak to help faster diagnosis. ... more
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At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief

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Identifying hidden minds in impaired consciousness

Europeans lactose intolerant for 5,000 years after agriculture began

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All that glitters is... slimy? Gold nanoparticles measure the stickiness of snot
Some people might consider mucus an icky bodily secretion best left wrapped in a tissue, but to a group of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, snot is an endlessly fasc ... more

Preliminary Ebola tests come back positive for Dallas healthcare worker
A second Ebola case has been diagnosed in the United States, as preliminary tests for the deadly disease have come back positive for a healthcare worker in Dallas who cared for Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. ... more

The mathematics behind the Ebola epidemic
Researchers in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zurich have calculated new benchmark figures to precisely describe the Ebola epidemic in West Africa from a mathematical pe ... more

Amputees discern familiar sensations across prosthetic hand
Even before he lost his right hand to an industrial accident 4 years ago, Igor Spetic had family open his medicine bottles. Cotton balls give him goose bumps. Now, blindfolded during an experiment, ... more

Smallest world record has 'endless possibilities' for bio-nanotechnology
Scientists from the University of Leeds have taken a crucial step forward in bio-nanotechnology, a field that uses biology to develop new tools for science, technology and medicine. The new study, p ... more
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NASA To Study Deep Space Behavioral Health and Performance Issues
NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) will fund three proposals to help investigate questions about behavioral health and performance on future deep space exploration missions. Research like this may ... more

Microgravity Bone Research A Half Century Later
Once you reach your fifties, you may anticipate some health changes, such as the beginning of bone loss. You may not expect such challenges in your prime-that is, unless you suffered from osteoporos ... more
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Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

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Beijing's focus on coal lost in haze of smog: experts

Areva names number two Knoche as interim CEO

Soft Cost Reduction Through Power Electronics

Aquion Energy Unveils Next Generation of AHI Battery Technology


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'

Running the Race to Cure Cancer From Space

'Smart' bandage emits phosphorescent glow for healing below

A Heartbeat Away? Hybrid "Patch" Could Replace Transplants

1,400 US troops soon headed to Liberia for Ebola mission

New tool assesses skill development in robotic microsurgery, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

New material steals oxygen from air

'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue

Indonesia makes first arrests of manta ray traders

China to open first high security bio laboratory

Ebola epidemic battering Liberian economy: minister

Sierra Leone quarantines one million ahead of UN Ebola talks

UN confronts deadly Ebola epidemic

Guyana, China sign five-year health pact

Venezuela asks citizens to swap guns for grants, meds

Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat

UTSA microbiologists discover regulatory thermometer that controls cholera

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