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Even Today, the Freshness of Your Fish Is Still a Mystery

Plus: Something we can learn from the Japanese about their fish<p>Old timers on Pier 45 in San Francisco can recall when our local King Salmon was split, salted, and packed in barrels, much of it sold exclusively to smokehouses because it was too old to eat fresh. Boats on 9-14 day trips out to sea …

Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola.<p>After being wheeled into patient rooms at St. Joseph Hospital, humans clear out, and Gigi begins popping …

Mysterious US spaceplane returns to Earth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116908_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534227510_cf1c76d54740b59fbc31f9ae200001df<p><b>An unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.</b><p>The aircraft, resembling a miniature …

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Ebola's Incredibly Infectious. Ebola's Also Hard To Catch. Confused? Here's How To Understand.

Ebola has infected just a handful of Americans, but millions of us are already sick with anxiety.<p>More than half of U.S. adults worry that there will be a large-scale Ebola outbreak across the next year, according to a new Harvard poll conducted last week and released on Tuesday. Most of them are …

Ebola discoverer: 'Without a vaccine I’m not sure we can stop Ebola’

Prof Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the virus, never anticipated that it would cause such a humanitarian crisis<p>THE EBOLA VIRUS – its very name seems to have come straight from the heart of darkness – is striking fear across the globe. It has killed (officially) 4,546 people out …

Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds memorial service in N.C.

As questions continue to swirl about how to deal with the ever-growing fears of Ebola, relatives of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States gathered to grieve Saturday.<p>Wiping tears from their eyes, family and friends of Thomas Eric Duncan told CNN affiliate Time …

System failed to avert battered child's slaying

The family rented the ramshackle two-flat for nearly three years without neighbors realizing the raven-haired girl with dark eyes lived there. No one recalled her ever playing outside, walking with friends to a nearby park or waiting for a school bus in the morning.<p>It wasn't until Sept. 5, when …