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Ebola Guidelines for Doctors’ Offices Are Called Vague and Vary by Region

NY Times Science - 3 hours 16 min ago
Often local officials and medical associations are left to develop their own policies on how doctors’ offices, walk-in clinics and blood-testing centers should handle possible Ebola cases.






Scientists Consider Repurposing Robots for Ebola

NY Times Science - 3 hours 30 min ago
A problem is that mobile robots now lack the human levels of dexterity required in medicine and health care.






Carolyn Rovee-Collier, Who Said Babies Have Clear Memories, Is Dead at 72

NY Times Science - 4 hours 6 min ago
Dr. Rovee-Collier, a developmental psychologist at Rutgers University, showed in a series of papers in the early 1980s that babies remembered plenty.






U.S. Plans 21-Day Watch of Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations

NY Times Science - 4 hours 15 min ago
Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.






Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids

BBC Science - 4 hours 36 min ago
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.

Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved

BBC Science - 4 hours 39 min ago
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Defeat Ebola

NY Times Science - 4 hours 42 min ago
To protect America from Ebola, we should ignore the hysteria and focus on stopping the outbreak at its source.

National Briefing | Science: A Partial Solar Eclipse

NY Times Science - 5 hours 4 min ago
A partial solar eclipse will be viewable across much of North America on Thursday as the new moon passes in front of the sun.

9 in Connecticut Being Watched for Symptoms of Ebola

NY Times Science - 5 hours 15 min ago
Though they do not appear to be sick, nine people who may have been exposed to the virus have been told to stay at home and are being monitored by public health authorities for symptoms.

Matter: Man’s Genome From 45,000 Years Ago Is Reconstructed

NY Times Science - 6 hours 58 min ago
The genetic material, extracted from a Siberian fossil, supported a hypothesis that early humans interbred with Neanderthals, and their interaction occurred between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.






Home Solar Power Discounts Are Worker Perk in New Program

NY Times Science - 8 hours 14 min ago
Conceived at the World Wildlife Fund, the initiative uses bulk purchasing power to allow for discounts on home systems.

Dot Earth Blog: ‘Extreme Whether’ Explores the Climate Fight as a Family Feud

NY Times Science - 9 hours 26 min ago
A new play tries to engage audiences on global warming through a family feud over fossil fuels, dying frogs and melting ice.






DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

BBC Science - 12 hours 4 min ago
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

BBC Science - 12 hours 30 min ago
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC Science - 14 hours 14 min ago
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Testing for Ebola Vaccines to Start Soon, W.H.O. Says

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:50
The plans signify that a response to the Ebola outbreak is finally gathering steam, but it is still unclear if any of these vaccines will work.






Ebola Prompts Universities to Tighten Travel Rules

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:14
Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the countries most affected by the virus.






Procedure on Paralyzed Man Stirs Hope and Caution

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:46
A Polish man paralyzed from the chest down can use a walker and has some leg sensation after a novel treatment, a report says, but some experts warn against premature conclusions.

Ebola Outbreak Erodes Recent Advances in West Africa

NY Times Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:38
Ebola is wiping away the small gains made in war-scarred parts of West Africa, potentially threatening the hard-won stability in a tinderbox part of the world.






Slumbering lions win top photo prize

BBC Science - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:24
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
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