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  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
  • Sidewinder snake helps engineers design a better robot [VIDEO]

    Sidewinder snake helps engineers design a better robot [VIDEO]
    If a future Mars rover plans to climb up something steep, it might have to look something like a sidewinder snake. These rattlesnakes have an unusual way of moving across sandy surfaces, and engineers have been trying to replicate it. If they succeed,...

    Kids, dogs touch same soft spots in the brain: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Brain scans showing that human responses to our dogs are not unlike those evoked by our children suggest a deep evolutionary bond, according to a recent study. The findings are in line with dogs' special place as...

    Ebola pet threat? No evidence that dogs or cats spread the virus

    Ebola pet threat? No evidence that dogs or cats spread the virus
    Public health experts and animal lovers are carefully monitoring the health of a Dallas-area resident who may have had close contact with Nina Pham, the nurse being treated for Ebola virus disease at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. So far, there are...

    Senior Focus: Exercise, eat right, look to the future to thwart Alzheimer's

    With the passing of each month I become more convinced that the key to preventing Alzheimer's disease is physical exercise and a Mediterranean diet with lots of extra virgin olive oil. The Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive...