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Computational model: Ebola could infect more than 1.4 million people by end of January 2015

The Ebola epidemic could claim hundreds of thousands of lives and infect more than 1.4 million people by the end of January, according to a …

CDC and Texas Health Department confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed today, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United …

WHO Endorses Blood Transfusions to Combat Ebola

Is it really the least bad option they have?<p>In the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the World Health Organization has declared that treating patients with the blood of Ebola survivors should be a top priority.<p>The latest count suggests that more than 3,700 people across five West …

California blue whales rebound from whaling

In a conservation success story, the number of California blue whales has rebounded to near historical levels after being hunted to near …

Miami foundation offers $10 million for phosphate pollution solution | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida environmental group is offering $10 million to anyone who can devise a method for ridding the Everglades and other waterways around the country of the fertilizer byproduct phosphorous that has caused disastrous algal blooms in Florida and the Midwest.<p>The Miami-based …

History of storm surge in Florida strongly underestimated

Northwestern Florida was thought to get hit by a hurricane with a five-meter (16-foot) storm surge every 400 years. In fact, the frequency may be …

NASA Scientists Study The Sun By Listening To It

Avert thy gaze!<p>What’s the fastest way to understand space? According to NASA, it’s listening to the music of the spheres displayed as actual music. A program that converts astronomical data into sound is letting researchers blaze through years of data with ease. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight …

Potential Ebola Case in Miami Tests Negative for Disease

A patient being treated in a Miami-area hospital for possible Ebola has tested negative for the disease.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and …

Ebola map shows people in more African regions risk infection from animals | Reuters

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Scientists have created a new map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harbouring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa.<p>Boys stand next to a poster, pertaining to the Ebola …

New satellite maps show polar ice caps melting at 'unprecedented rate'

Scientists reveal Greenland and Antarctica losing 500 cubic kms of ice annually, reports Climate News Network<p>German researchers have established the height of the Greenland and Antarctic ice caps with greater precision than ever before. The new maps they have produced show that the ice is melting …

As California Warms, Greener Mountains Will Mean Less Water for People

Trees growing higher on the slopes will soak up water before it can run into rivers, study says.<p>Scientists have more bad news for drought-stricken California: The climate warming expected in this century is likely to result in even less water flow from the mountains, as trees and plants growing …