Shelli Zink

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GSK Ebola vaccine fast-tracked into U.S., UK and African trials

LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studies and the company plans to build up a stockpile of up to 10,000 doses for emergency deployment, if results are good.<p>Britain’s biggest drugmaker said on Thursday the research was being …

New Ebola case in Nigeria brings death toll to 1,552

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday in a bleak assessment of the deadly disease.<p>The United Nations health agency issued a strategic plan to combat the oubreak in four West African nations where it said …

Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN

<b>An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned.</b><p>Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern Guinea, hundreds of kilometres away.<p>Scores of cases have been recorded since the …

Disease

Gravitational waves discovery: 'We have a first tantalising glimpse of the cosmic birth pangs'

The sighting came from a small telescope on the roof of a laboratory sat on the ice sheet three quarters of a mile from the geographic South Pole. First came the rumours. But then researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics went public. Their telescope had spotted indirect …

It's Proven To Save Lives, So Why Is Maine Opposed To Narcan?

Dr. Lynn Ouellette, a psychiatrist from Brunswick, Maine, asks herself "What if?" a lot these days. What if they had found her son just a few minutes earlier? What if they had gotten him to the hospital sooner?<p>What if they'd had the overdose antidote Narcan in the house?<p>"What we know is that this …

I Couldn't Have Paid for Uni without Having Sex for Money

No jobs, no benefits – so why are the government surprised when the poor turn to crime?<p><i>Illustration by Sam Taylor</i><p>Back when I was a student I listened to a lot of Hot Chip and fucked a lot of guys for money. I basically have a degree in fucking. I have a proper degree too, on our much-loved English …

Costa Coffee

Ira Israel: Mindful Sex

<b>The journey is the destination.</b><p>Dan Eldon<p>In his book "Constructing the Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy," David Schnarch posits that sexual intercourse in America has become akin to mutual masturbation, that the way we approach recreational sex is too goal oriented, too …

TED Talks

Cosmo Kama Sutra: Oral Sex Edition

It pretty much goes without saying that you're down to try new sex positions—whether it's this sexy move or this bad boy. But we're guessing you probably don't mix it up as often when it comes to going down on each other, and that's a damn shame. Enter these oral kama sutra moves from Sadie …

Spring Clean Your Sex Life: 7 New Tips

It’s been a long winter, folks, but, spring is finally here! That means cleaning — and not just your closets. Indeed, just as the weather heats up, …

The BEST Sex Advice, Courtesy Of Stoya

Photographed by Craig Rathgeber; Illustrated by Ly Ngo."<p><i>We love chatting with Stoya — writer, thinker, on-screen-sex haver — about all manner of</i> …

Sex Tips: a Position That Gives So That Ye Shall Receive

We are officially one day away from Christmas weekend, and all I really care about doing on my time off is sleeping (terrible, I know, but sleeping is one of my favorite things!). Thank goodness I came across this anything-but-snoozy position that takes little effort with huge payoff. Plus, it's …

Hand-Drawn Chart: Quality of Sex vs. Firmness of Surface

* Recently, a poll found that people have a tough time having sex on memory-foam mattresses. (Perhaps unsurprisingly, the poll was conducted by a company that manufactures spring mattresses.) Some respondents likened their frustrated screwing to being "stuck in quicksand."<p><i>For a bigger, even easier</i> …

12 Curious Vintage Sex Books

With Valentine’s Day approaching, love is in the air. Ignoring the whole corporate manufactured holiday thing, we can’t think of a better way to get …

Altering the community of gut bacteria promotes health and increases lifespan

Drinking excessive amounts of fluids can be a medically unremarkable habit, but it could also signify a rare hormone disorder. A new procedure now …

'Last Christmas' Spoof Music Video Has A Hilarious Holiday Shopping Message

There's nothing on this earth that encapsulates the spirit of Christmas and the hair of the 1980s better than the music video for "Last Christmas" by Wham!<p>Lucky for us, there's a duo in Brooklyn who thought the video needed a present-day remake. Velvet Deer's "Last Christmas" still has all the same …

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Cell Transport Discoveries

Three scientists who helped undercover how the body's cells transport molecules to their correct locations have received this year's Nobel Prize in …

Novice Neurosurgeons Train On Brains Printed In 3-D

There's no such thing as too much practice when it comes to brain surgery.<p>But it's hard for beginner neurosurgeons to get real hands-on experience. Most residents learn by watching and assisting experienced surgeons.<p>Newbies can practice on cadavers or use simulators, of course. But neither of those …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

The Last Days Of China's Lawless Mega Slum

Kowloon Walled City was the closest this planet has ever come to having our own, real Mega-City One. Poverty, people packed in like sardines, drugs, …

Kowloon Walled City - 99% Invisible

Kowloon Walled City was the densest place in the world, ever. By its peak in the 1990s, the 6.5 acre Kowloon Walled City was home to at least 33,000 …

Hong Kong

Life in Kowloon Walled City, the self-sustaining city of darkness

After the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong during the Second World War, China reclaimed the rights to Kowloon Walled City, an ex-military fort. As refugees fled to the area, the Walled City became something of a diplomatic no-man's land — neither the Chinese government nor the British colonial …

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As …

Photos of the Final Years of Hong Kong’s Notoriously Overcrowded Kowloon Walled City

In the late 80s and early 90s photographer Greg Girard documented the last years of Kowloon Walled City, a notoriously overcrowded and lawless Hong …

Hong Kong

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.