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Why Liberia Needs Help NOW To Prevent 98,000 Ebola Cases

Mathematical models suggests that delaying aid by a few weeks could lead to 'catastrophic devastation.'<p>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is growing exponentially. The latest reports suggest that at least 9,915 people have been infected, and 4,555 have died. And this is just the beginning. …

Disease

This Scientist Opened A New Era In Astronomy

When Francis Halzen wanted to study neutrinos — tiny, subatomic particles that fly through just about everything including you and me — he conceived of something colossal.<p>"Our idea was to use a block of ice, a kilometer in size, that is a mile deep under the geographic South Pole," Halzen, who is a …

Physics

Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. But Can It Catch On?

Would consumers rather get milk from cows or from genetically engineered yeast?<p>The world's first test-tube hamburger has already been synthesized and cooked at a cost of more than $300,000. Now a pair of young bioengineers in Silicon Valley are trying to produce the first glass of artificial milk, …

These Time-Lapse Maps That Show How Much The World Has Changed In The Last 30 Years Are Completely Jarring

Earth Engine brings together trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years, and Google gives researchers, scientists, and nations the tools to analyze this data to detect changes and trends.<p>Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1984 to 2012, the team was able to create half a dozen …

Google Earth

Cybersecurity becomes a top priority after data breaches

<i>The quarterly C-Suite Survey was conducted for Report on Business and Business News Network by Gandalf Group, and sponsored by KPMG. The survey interviewed 124 executives between Sept. 18 and Oct. 9, 2014. Want to know more about what Canada's business leaders think? Watch for coverage Monday on</i> …

Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

Humble spud poised to launch a world food revolution

In a small army field-hut Dr Arjen de Vos shows off his irrigation machine with pride. Pipes lead out to several acres of muddy field, where only a few stragglers from the autumn harvest of potatoes, salads, carrots and onions are left. The tubes are lined with copper to stop corrosion because – in …

Bizarre Sea Creature Caught In Singapore Looks Like Kraken Come To Life

Good thing this fisherman got a video of his catch (above), because otherwise he'd never have been able to convince folks of the bizarre creature he hauled in while angling off the Singaporean island of Pulau Ubin.<p>"I know that area has a lot of seaweed, so I thought that was what I had hooked up," …

Corruption Costs Developing Nations $1 Trillion A Year

A new report sizes up the problem and arrives at a pretty startling number: more than $1 trillion a year is lost to corruption, according to the ONE …

So Amazon Thinks It Can Do Retail

Amazon is no longer satisfied with dominating the e-commerce world. Reports are circulating of its plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in New York City in time for the holiday shopping season; and it will begin operating pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento as early as next …

Do new cars cost too much?

The redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang (F) just arriving at dealers has received a stable-full of praise for its style, engineering, and refinement. “Takes …

Japan Is Building The Fastest Train On Earth

Japan is launching a new super-fast train, the JR Tokai.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that the new train will be able to carry commuters from Tokyo to Nagoya at blinding speeds of 300 mph thanks to magnetic levitation technology. The plan was approved on Friday by the Japanese government, The …

Putin: 'Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel'

Vladimir Putin said Friday that the global economy would collapse if the oil price was allowed to remain at around $80 a barrel for too long.<p>At a press conference following talks on the Ukrainian crisis in Milan, Italy the Russian president warned that prices as low as $80 a barrel would cause US …

Trees vs. Humans: In California Drought, Nature Gets to Water First

It seems like a sin of nature that trees may be adding to the misery of California's extreme drought.<p>But that may be the case, according to researchers from the University of California. The problem is with forests that have grown denser with trees and brush over time in California's Sierra Nevada …

Morgan Stanley's income nearly doubles

Morgan Stanley's income nearly doubled in the third quarter thanks to growth in its institutional securities and wealth management divisions.<p>The investment bank earned $1.71 billion, up from $889 million in the same period a year earlier. The investment bank earned 84 cents per share, up from 45 …

Beware, Retailers: Ignore Millennials At Your Own Risk

If retailers are not yet coveting and courting this demographic group, they will — or should start to right away.<p>They’ve been dubbed everything from Generation Y and the echo boomers to the Recession Generation, as many of them came of age during the biggest economic downturn since the Great …

Triodos Renewables sees the green shoots of a long-term 10% return

Investing in renewable energy is attractive for those wanting their money to do good while earning a decent rate<p>Green-minded individuals who want their money to do good but are also looking for a potential return of as much as 10% a year, are being targeted by a new public share issue. You don’t …

The Secret Weapon of Billionaire CEOs and Other Wildly Successful People

If you've reached a plateau, it might be time to hire a business coach. A business coach can be a valuable asset to any executive and leader.<p>Picture this: You've launched your business, you're turning a profit, and day-to-day operations are humming along. The company is solid, but you've reached a …

Business Strategy

How Being Entrepreneur-In-Residence Helped This Man Build His Fourth Startup After Selling His Third One For $500 Million

The basic idea is to have a serial entrepreneur come in to work and join the company's meetings, working on different projects until that person comes up with a new startup idea.<p>Although there's no written rule, the company that hires the EIR often gets the first call to invest in that new startup …

Startups

How To Structure Your Board Of Directors Or Advisory Board

Properly structuring your board of directors or advisory board could be one of the most important pieces of determining the success for any venture. These are the people you are going to be relying on for strategic direction, or voting on all key decisions. So, it is important you understand their …

World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund’s member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although Germany poured cold water on the idea of a new …

GT Advanced bankruptcy offers warning to Apple suppliers

SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO (Reuters) - The financial implosion of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc GTAT.O this week offers a dramatic illustration of how the iPhone maker can put the screws to suppliers willing to take a short-term risk for future riches.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks …

Gorgeous Traditional Temari, Embroiedered By a 92 Year Old Woman

Temari (meaning handball), is a Japanese folk art form of embroidering balls for handball games or just plain decoration. Back in the day (around 7th century AD), the spheres were made from old kimono remnants that were wadded up into a ball and then wrapped with strips of fabric. Over time, the …

Photographer's New Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Will Inspire You To Travel

<b>Jump right to the photos »</b><p>The Moscow-based couple have continued to travel since the initial photos surfaced in March, and now Murad has a fresh batch of images in the series, titled "Follow Me."<p>The first picture happened entirely by accident in Barcelona, when Natalia and Murad were on vacation. …

Art Basel

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …