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Progress towards Ebola vaccine would have been faster had bioterrorism research been completed

Global vaccine alliance chief Dr Seth Berkley says waning fear of biological attack slowed Ebola work started a decade ago<p>Progress towards a potential Ebola vaccine would have been faster if the international community had followed through on work begun 10 years ago when western countries were …

Breathtaking Macro Portraits of Bees by Sam Droege

Bees have received an enormous amount of publicity lately due to the massive decline in their numbers across the globe. While most tend to focus on …

Ecology

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that's up to 275 times faster than your SSD - ExtremeTech

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that’s up to 275 times faster than your SSD<p>By on May 8, 2014 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Computer Hardware

NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance

NATOforeign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression, alliance sources told news agencies in Brussels.<p>In …

Russia

Serena Hotel Attack Highlights Rising Violence in Afghanistan

KABUL — Abuzar grabs the thumb of his aunt and looks up at her. Sitting in a wheelchair built for an adult, the two-year-old seems lost. His head is wrapped in thick bandages; a wound is visible on his right cheek. Four gunshot wounds are spread over the young boy's body.<p>On March 20, four teenage …

Afghanistan

Nigeria suicide attack 'kills 21' near Maiduguri

<b>At least 15 civilians have been killed in a suicide bombing by suspected Islamist militants in north-east Nigeria, officials say.</b><p>Six of the attackers also died in the explosion, which took place on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, a defence ministry spokesman said.<p>Authorities said the Boko …

Extremism

Associated Press News

5 Dead After Powerful Quake Strikes Off Chile's Coast

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile tonight, strong enough to be felt nearly 300 miles away in …