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A small group of neurons that respond to the hormone oxytocin are key to controlling sexual behaviour in mice, a team finds.
US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.
BBC's Tulip Mazumdar visits Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone
In a country devastated by a terrible disease, what to do when the task is caring for an hours-old baby whose mother might have died of Ebola?
In Dallas, news of a possible second patient, who has since tested negative for the virus, increased concern.
The presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the nations most affected by the Ebola outbreak, made their case at a meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
Britain said it would introduce measures at airports and rail terminals to screen passengers from affected countries as concerns over Ebola grew in Europe.
The public health challenge posed by the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, a top US medical official says.
Two vaccines have been approved and a third may be on the way to fight the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, which is especially devastating to piglets.
The deterioration came as the authorities announced that one more health care worker had been quarantined, in addition to three others who were isolated overnight.
An international expedition says it has found further, remarkable finds at the site of the famous Antikythera shipwreck.
Scientists unearthed rare, ancient human remains in silts close to the River Seine in France.