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  • Ebola at six months

    It began with a 2-year-old Guinean boy falling mysteriously ill in a remote village in December, and has erupted into the largest, most deadly Ebola epidemic in history. This week, six months after the World Health Organization published its first...
  • Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]

    Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]
    Now that Congress is back from its summer recess, members are considering a number of appropriation bills. Priorities are being weighed, and I hope — given our increasingly technological society — scientific research and science education...
  • New York scientists unveil 'invisibility cloak' to rival Harry Potter's

    ROCHESTER N.Y. (Reuters) - Watch out Harry Potter, you are not the only wizard with an invisibility cloak. Scientists at the University of Rochester have discovered a way to hide large objects from sight using inexpensive and readily available lenses,...
  • Driving while texting with Google Glass as distracting as phone: study

    Driving while texting with Google Glass as distracting as phone: study
    The first scientific study of driving while texting with Google Glass found that the hands-free eyewear is no safer to use on the road than a smartphone. "When you look at how fast people react to an unexpected traffic event — how fast they slam on...
  • India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms

    India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business at conglomerate Godrej's aerospace division that made the spacecraft's engine and thruster components, sounded surprisingly downbeat....
  • Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

    LONDON (Reuters) - The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometer parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure. Scientists who have...
  • Fungus could be the help agriculture needs to adapt to climate change

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Imagine a world, just a few decades away, where once-fertile cropland is baked and starved of rain by ongoing climate change. Just add fungus. Scientists are discovering that microscopic fungi can help make food crops more abundant,...
  • Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school

    Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school
    Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel study on fighting teenage obesity with trendy new technology. Researchers...
  • Scientists grapple with ethics in rush to release Ebola vaccines

    LONDON (Reuters) - Normally it takes years to prove a new vaccine is both safe and effective before it can be used in the field. But with hundreds of people dying a day in the worst ever outbreak of Ebola, there is no time to wait. In an effort to save...
  • Tinkering with brain's decision circuits makes rats go random

    Tinkering with brain's decision circuits makes rats go random
    Scientists have found a way to tinker with a brain switch that regulates whether we make choices based on experience or we resort to rolling the dice. Their study, published online Thursday in the journal Cell, no doubt frustrated the lab rats that were...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Tampa gets into the spirit for Halloween Tampa’s Latin Quarter, Ybor City, is getting into the spirit of Halloween with Fantasma Fest (“Fantasma” means...