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Sierra Leone, Liberia deploy troops as Ebola toll hits 887

FREETOWN/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of troops deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia on Monday to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak reached 887 and three new cases were reported in Nigeria.<p>With healthcare systems in the West Africa …

Experimental drug likely saved Ebola patients

On Thursday, Dr. Kent Brantly thought he was going to die.<p>It was the ninth day since the American missionary worker came down sick with Ebola in Liberia.<p>His condition worsening by the minute, Brantly called his wife to say goodbye.<p>Thankfully, the call was premature.<p>Brantly is back on his feet -- …

Second Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment

ATLANTA (Reuters) - An American missionary stricken with Ebola in West Africa wore a protective white suit on Tuesday as she was wheeled on a stretcher into the Atlanta hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker from the deadly virus.<p>Nancy Writebol, 59, arrived in the …

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Today’s featured iPad Insight Deal is a great looking always-with-you charging accessory for the iPhone 5/5s/5c & Lighting iPad & iPad Mini. It’s the ChargeKey, it fits on a key ring , and it’s on offer at 13% off and a price of $24.99.<p>Here’s the into for this slick looking product and its feature …

Arizona State student, arrested on boat by Missouri police, drowns

Missouri authorities are facing questions over how a 20-year-old college student who was wearing a life jacket drowned while in their custody.<p>Brandon Ellingson, a former high school sports standout, had been partying with friends in Lake of the Ozarks when the boat he was steering was pulled over …

Dining Out? Beware of Extremely Contagious Norovirus

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With Bird Flu, 'Right Now, Anything Is Possible'

An international dream team of flu experts assembled in China today.<p>Underscoring the urgency that public health agencies feel about the emergence of a new kind of bird flu, the team is headed by Dr. Keiji Fukuda, the World Health Organization's top influenza scientist.<p>Before he left Geneva, Fukuda …

Are humans getting smarter?

As our capacity for abstract thinking grows, so too have our IQ scores<p>Claude S. Fischer<p>June 3, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Boston Review.<p>Psychologists often use puzzles to test intelligence. So, puzzle this: on the one hand, many psychologists tell us that intelligence is …

Who Are You Calling a Bird Brain?

Human Journey<p><i>Bird brain</i> was considered an insult until a recent discovery that bird brains have a similar structure to that of the mammalian neocortex (the cognitive processing center). Researchers have begun looking for, and finding, avian intelligence in the large-brained species: crows use …

Supreme Court Rules that Monsanto Can Patent Every Crop in Existence, then Control the World’s Food Supply.

Indiana farmer must pay Monsanto 4,000 for planting second-hand seeds from crops Monsanto hold patents on. That’s right. If you plant soybeans from a …

Can Technology Pave the Road for Peace in the Middle East?

New investments in technology may eventually help Palestinians flourish, but obstacles still loom large.<p>RAMALLAH, West Bank - At first glance, it is a tech utopian's dream. For the last two years, several dozen Palestinian entrepreneurs have been getting training from Israeli high tech experts …

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Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and 'vitamin authentication' prototype wearables

At the D11 conference today, Regina Dugan, SVP for advanced technology and projects at Motorola, showed off some advanced projects. The first was a prototype electronic tattoo on her arm from MC10, about which she quipped "teenagers might not want to wear a watch, but you can be sure they'll wear a …

Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

“Maybe we shouldn’t even call it a browser anymore,” Mozilla’s VP of Firefox engineering Jonathan Nightingale told me a few days ago. “‘Browser’ is really an antiquated word. People don’t really browse all that much anymore.” Instead, he argues, we now mostly use our browsers to access …

Three Years In A Row, Australia Named Happiest Place By OECD

If you lived in Australia, you'd be much happier.<p>At least that's what you can glean from the latest Better Life Index issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which ranked Australia the world's happiest nation for a third year in a row.<p>Because we know you're wondering: …

The violin, and my dark night of the soul

In her quest to become a world-famous violinist, Ji-Hae Park fell into a severe depression. Only music was able to lift her out again -- showing her …

Crowd-sourcing the BioBlitz

Changing Planet<p>A dragonfly submitted to Project Noah as part of the 2013 National Geographic BioBlitz. Photo by Sean O’Connor.<p>Pulling off a National Geographic BioBlitz involves a lot of people: park rangers, scientist volunteers, thousands of K-12 students, a lot of curious visitors, and online …

These Insect Dishes Are The Solution To World Hunger

Even though we're raised to believe bugs in our food is a bad thing, insects are chock full of protein and nutrients, and could help reduce world hunger and food shortages.<p>Plus, bugs actually don't taste that bad. Plenty of world cultures eat beetles, wasps, caterpillars, grasshoppers, worms, and …

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China reports three new bird flu deaths, toll hits 35

BEIJING (Reuters) - Three more people have died in China from the new strain of H7N9 bird flu virus, raising the death toll to 35 while the total number of infections rose to 130, state media said on Monday.<p>Chickens are fed with unsaleable eggs at a farm in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 17, …

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LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist.<p>Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out your buzzing …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

What We Don't Know About the Deadly New SARS-like Virus

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Saudi Arabia announced late Wednesday that five more people have died and two others are undergoing …

Banned TED Talk: Graham Hancock – The War on Consciousness

Woody Harrelson Shares A Powerful Video: ‘Thoughts From Within’ He Calls It<p>Published<p>4 weeks ago<p>on<p>July 14, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Woody Harrelson …