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Scientists warn sea levels could swamp coasts

It doesn't take a storm to cause destructive flooding.<p>Rising sea levels are causing more frequent high-tide floods even on completely clear days on the East and Gulf Coasts, says a report out Wednesday from the Union of Concerned Scientists.<p>In the next 15 years or so, many towns and cities could …

Why The NBC Cameraman Who Contracted Ebola Will Receive The Blood Of An Ebola Survivor

<b>Whether the transfusions will actually help is a matter of considerable uncertainty.</b><p>A small number of patients have been treated with experimental drugs like ZMapp, but the efficacy of those drugs is still unknown. (Stores of ZMapp have already been exhausted.) As Ebola spreads, the blood of …

Disease

For The First Time, Baby Born From A Transplanted Human Uterus

The operation is experimental and risky, but baby Vincent is a sign that it might work for others.<p>After getting a uterus transplant, a woman in Sweden has carried and given birth to a baby boy. She's named the baby Vincent, which means "to conquer," signifying his parents' tough path to this …

Are the latest government guidelines on drugs for MS sufferers good news or bad? - podcast

Sarah is joined in studio by Professor <b>Mark Baker</b>, director of the centre for clinical practice at Nice, <b>Dr Paul Cooper,</b> chair of the MS guidelines committee, <b>Dr Nick Rijke</b>, executive director of policy and research at the MS Society, and <b>Amy Bowen</b>, director of service development at the MS Trust.

The expert guide to space colonies

BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas Summit, on 21 October, will examine some of the most exciting and provocative developments we face in science, technology and health. In the run-up to the summit, we will offer a unique guide to some of the issues that will be discussed… starting with the notion …

Reality TV

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

The Future of Surgery: Less Cutting, More Robots

Tube goes in; appendix comes out.<p>The inside of the human body is dark and closed off—for the most part—from the world around it. This is usually an advantage. But when something goes wrong and surgeons believe they can fix it, they need to open up the body's barriers and see inside. The most …

One U.S. Hospital's Strategy For Stopping Ebola's Advance

Dr. Jack Ross is used to seeing potentially lethal viruses, and he is used to putting patients into isolation. Still, Ebola is different.<p>This is not something that will become established in the local, general American population. The risk here in America from an imported case would be to health …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Drug derived from the fruit of the blushwood tree kills cancerous tumours long-term in animals in 70% of cases<p>Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was …

Report: Ex-Chiefs RB Larry Johnson charged with aggravated battery

According to TMZ, former Chiefs running back Larry Johnson was arrested for aggravated assault in Miami on early Tuesday morning.<p>There was a time …

Crime

Kobe Bryant lashes out at the new NBA TV deal

The Lakers' star doesn't want to hear about players having to sacrifice while owners make bank on the league's $24 billion television contract.<p>The new NBA TV deal is worth a whopping $24 billion over the next nine years, which will make owners very rich. As Wizards head man Ted Leonsis said in the …

HS Football Player Julian Jones Dies at 16

Link to Media<p>Julian Jones, a highly regarded Alabama high school football player, died Monday from an apparent suicide. He was 16.<p>John Talty of AL.com reports Jones, the son of former NFL tight end Anthony Jones, was an emerging talent at defensive end. He also followed in his father's footsteps, …

College Football

Police: Mornhinweg treated after fight

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida police were called to the stadium Monday night to break up a fight involving two Gators football …

UCLA's Myles Jack is forced to adjust in year two

Myles Jack was so good as a freshman last season that he appears twice on the cover of the 2014 UCLA media guide. Next to a picture of him carrying the ball are the words “2013<p>Pac-12Offensive Freshman of the Year.” The other picture shows him about to make a tackle, and there&;#39;s the phrase …

College Football

5-year-old battling leukemia suits up for NBA team

The newest acquisition for the Utah Jazz is a 4-foot-tall shooting guard who signed his contract with a purple crayon — and had fans on their feet Monday night.<p>JP Gibson, 5, has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia since 2012, but the Utah boy was able to forget all about that as he took the …

Are the Philadelphia Eagles Lucky or Good?

Are the 2014 Philadelphia Eagles lucky or good? That’s what you’re here for, isn’t it? The answers to life’s most important questions?<p>What we know for certain is the Eagles are owners of a 4-1 record—four wins and only one loss in five games—which is definitively good. Of that there is no …

Football (U.S.)

Rio de Janeiro to get federal troops to quell recent violence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1062000/1062684_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524737394_17131040cae5c1244e03cf2de5fa8a59<p><b>The government in Brazil says it will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to help deal with a spate of violent attacks targeting the city's …

Brazil

Gangs target Colombian children

An increasing number of young people in Buenaventura, Colombia, are being forced to join criminal gangs, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.<p>Even though the Colombian government recently doubled the strength of security forces in the city, children as young as nine are being targeted.<p>Young …

Associated Press News

Return of ‘airpocalypse’: Beijing’s expats flee smog

<b>Editor's Note</b> <i>(8 December 2015): With an air quality red alert issued in Beijing for the first time ever, BBC Capital brings back this story of expats fleeing the city because of the excess pollution.</i><p>After five years in Beijing, Hannah Sanders and her husband Ben, both employed at Harrow School …

China

NASA discovers new gully on Mars

A NASA spacecraft has spotted a big gully on Mars, a feature that appears to have formed only within the last three years.<p>The powerful HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) imaged the channel, which is found on the slope of a crater wall in the Red Planet's mid-southern …

Why Do Your Eyes Get Red When You're Tired?

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

Only 3 countries left w/o ROTHSCHILD Central Bank! >> Four Winds 10 - Truth Winds

<b>The Rothschild family is slowly but surely having their Central banks established in every country of this world, giving them incredible amount of</b> …

Central Banks

Drug lets blind eyes 'see light'

<b>A drug can restore the ability of the eye to sense light after blindness, animal studies show.</b><p>Reacting to light is the job of the rods and cones in the retina, but these can be destroyed by disease.<p>A study, in the journal Neuron, showed a chemical could give "support-duty cells" in the eye the …

Judge strikes down Arkansas law banning most abortions after 12 weeks

• Viability, as judged by doctor, ruled to be determining factor • Women must still be informed of foetal heartbeat<p>A federal judge on Friday struck down Arkansas’s attempt to ban most abortions beginning 12 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy, saying viability, not a heartbeat, remains the key factor in …

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