JM Padiernos Caalaman

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Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

Geminids meteor shower – in pictures

Sky-watchers have braved freezing temperatures to enjoy one of the year’s most spectacular meteor showers. Clear skies, which sent the thermometer plunging, ensured a good view of the Geminid meteor shower<p>• Share your pictures of the annual Geminid metor shower

Ebola: Australian-run centre in Sierra Leone opens for business

Foreign affairs minister announces another $3m for the centre, bringing Australia’s contribution in Ebola fight to $45m<p>An Australian-run medical centre for Ebola patients has opened in Sierra Leone overnight, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has announced.<p>Britain recently completed the …

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Landmark 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression In Farmers

A landmark study indicates that seven pesticides, some widely used, may be causing clinical depression in farmers. Will the government step in and …

The Ebola Fighters

<b>By David von Drehle, with Aryn Baker / Liberia</b><p>On the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, on grassy land among palm trees and tropical …

Look Inside Village Where Ebola Outbreak First Appeared

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Ebola vaccine trial suspended for checks after joint pains

Clinical trial in Geneva interrupted a week early after four patients complained of pain in hands and feet<p>A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine has been suspended in all 59 volunteers in Geneva a week early “as a measure of precaution” after four patients complained of joint pains in hands and feet, …

Red Cross urges vigilance to avert holiday spike in Ebola cases | Reuters

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The Red Cross warned on Thursday of a possible rise in the rate of Ebola infections in West Africa as people travel across the region during the festive holidays.<p>Urging people to take extra care to limit the spread of the virus, International Federation of the Red Cross …

Ebola vaccine trial 'interrupted' due to joint pains

<b>The clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine in Switzerland has been interrupted after some patients complained of joint pains in their hands and feet.</b><p>The trial was stopped one week early in all 59 volunteers "as a measure of precaution", the University of Geneva Hospital said.<p>The vaccine being tested is …

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U.S. Nurse Being Watched at NIH for Ebola

An American nurse who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus is going under watch at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington, the NIH said Thursday.<p>The nurse, who is not being identified, was volunteering in Sierra Leone, currently the country hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic in …

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Frontline Ebola: Corpses, ambulance and aid workers have driven Christmas cheer from Freetown

I was driving to work last week when a Christmas carol came on the radio. It was so unexpected it snapped me out of my reverie, and with shock, I …

Watch U.S. Ebola Survivors Describe Fighting the Deadly Virus

Dr. Kent Brantly vividly remembers the day he was told he had Ebola. A missionary doctor with Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia, Brantly had been treating …

'The Chechen wars murdered Russian democracy in its cradle'

Twenty years after the fighting began, Dmitry Muratov recalls an extraordinary phone call with the man Boris Yeltsin said was impossible to get on the line<p>Read the original in Russian<p>On 11 December 1994, the first Chechen war began. It is worth remembering what preceded the outbreak of this bloody …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

The Unexpected Origins Of Chopsticks, And How You're Really Supposed To Use Them

The wooden set of paper-tucked utensils that are hastily shoved into a greasy Chinese food takeout bag have much more of a sophisticated history. The first-known chopsticks were found in tombs in the Henan province, located in a central part of China. They were initially used for cooking -- made of …