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‘Remarkable’ Ebola vaccine created with 100% success rate

More than 7,500 people who came into contact with Ebola victims were protected from the deadly disease by a new vaccine<p>The deadly Ebola virus which has claimed the lives of more than 11,000 people may finally have been conquered after scientists developed a vaccine which is 100 per cent …

Disease

U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A member of a new Syrian force trained by the U.S. military was believed to have been killed in clashes last week with al Qaeda’s Syria wing, in what would be the fledgling force’s first battlefield casualty, U.S. officials said on Monday.<p>A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's …

Super Typhoon Soudelor strongest storm on Earth this year

Storm roaring across the western Pacific Ocean packing wind gusts up to 220 miles per hour as it heads for Japan, Taiwan and China<p>Super Typhoon Soudelor developed into the world's most powerful storm of the year on Tuesday as it took aim at Japan, Taiwan and China after trashing the Northern …

Weather

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …