Lynn Wiese

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How NASA crews could sleep for 6 months on the journey to Mars

Existing medical techniques are laying the foundations for an ambitious research project to send astronauts into a deep sleep on a six-month journey to Mars, according to the engineer leading the study.<p>"There's technology being used in the medical community that could support this - there's a …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …

Ebola-infected nursing assistant's dog euthanized, Spanish officials say

A dog belonging to a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with Ebola has been euthanized, health officials in Madrid confirmed Wednesday.<p>In a statement, Madrid's Ministry of Health officials said they had euthanized Excalibur, the tawny mixed-breed belonging to Teresa Romero Ramos, who was …

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Thomas Eric Duncan, first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S., dies

Less than three weeks ago, he came to Texas from Liberia to get married. On Wednesday, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with<p>Ebolain this country, died amid allegations by his family and prominent African Americans that his care was substandard.<p>Duncan, 42, had just a few days with his …