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Inquirier.net
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersIn this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes compete in the men’s marathon swimming test event, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AP LONDON, England—Olympic... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON (AP) � Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
LONDON (AP) � Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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Salon.com
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersYou Might Also Like Heil needed daily hospital treatment for multiple infectio
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
You Might Also Like Heil needed daily hospital treatment for multiple infections on his legs and hip. The Berlin hospital where he was treated said he had contracted MRSA, a type of bacteria resistant to many antibiotics. Rio organizers now face a... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 21 hours ago
LONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 21 hours ago
LONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON -- Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Daily Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
LONDON -- Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersOlympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Dayton Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only bacterial... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersFILE -In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, ath
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
FILE -In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes compete in the men's marathon swimming test event, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio's sewage-filled waters are... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersIn this file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes compete in the
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
The Oakland Press / Posted 23 hours ago
In this file photo, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, athletes compete in the men’s marathon swimming test event, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio’s sewage-filled waters are more than just a... Read more
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Denver Post
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
LONDON — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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ESPN
Erik Heil, sailor who fell ill after Rio regatta, feeling betterLONDON -- Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing of the
Erik Heil, sailor who fell ill after Rio regatta, feeling better
ESPN / Posted yesterday
LONDON -- Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing of the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro, where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's Summer Games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic watersLONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in
Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
LONDON (AP) - Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New $6.25 million NIH grant to help investigators launch research center to slow and stop HIVA new five-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NI
New $6.25 million NIH grant to help investigators launch research center to slow and stop HIV
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A new five-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help investigators from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and others across the city of Chicago work together to slow and stop HIV. The funding,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sekgoma Memorial Hospital Laboratory Gets Experts NodSerowe — Chief executive officer of Southern African Development Committee Accr
Sekgoma Memorial Hospital Laboratory Gets Experts Nod
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Serowe — Chief executive officer of Southern African Development Committee Accreditation Service (SADCAS), Ms Maureen Mutasa, has emphasised the importance of a competent and efficient operation of a medical laboratory in any health care delivery... Read more
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The Hindu
Research scholar files for patent on Indian version of TequilaThe pith portion of ‘Naara Kalabanda’ has a high starch content, which can be u
Research scholar files for patent on Indian version of Tequila
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The pith portion of ‘Naara Kalabanda’ has a high starch content, which can be used to prepare ethanol. Thanks to the ‘spirited’ efforts of a young scientist, the Indian variant of the Mexican Tequila will soon be a reality. The pith portion of... Read more
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International Business Times
Immune cells turn HIV into AIDS, not the virus itself Scientists have discovered that AIDS isn't the result of HIV's effects on the i
Immune cells turn HIV into AIDS, not the virus itself
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Scientists have discovered that AIDS isn't the result of HIV's effects on the immune cells, but rather the way in which cells interact with each other once they have become infected. HIV takes its toll in one of two ways: one is that it becomes a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Cell-to-cell transmission of HIV leads to development of AIDSResearchers from the Gladstone Institutes have revealed that HIV does not cause
Cell-to-cell transmission of HIV leads to development of AIDS
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes have revealed that HIV does not cause AIDS by the virus's direct effect on the host's immune cells, but rather through the cells' lethal influence on one another. HIV can either be spread through... Read more
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New Kerala
How HIV infection progresses to AIDS Instead of directly causing AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) turn
How HIV infection progresses to AIDS
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Instead of directly causing AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) turns host immune cells into suicide machines, using them to spread the virus and cause the progression from HIV to AIDS, new research has... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatmentFlorida State University researchers have taken a big step forward in the fight
Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Florida State University researchers have taken a big step forward in the fight against cancer with a discovery that could open up the door for new research and treatment options. Fanxiu Zhu, the FSU Margaret and Mary Pfeiffer Endowed Professor for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Urged to Give Hepatitis B Increased PriorityIn a bid to increase awareness on the prevention, management and treatment of h
Govt Urged to Give Hepatitis B Increased Priority
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
In a bid to increase awareness on the prevention, management and treatment of hepatitis B in the country, stakeholders in the health sector have called on the Ministry of Health to tackle the scourge the way HIV/AIDS was been tackled. They said the... Read more
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Medical News Today
Ebola may persist in wastewater for at least 8 daysNew research finds that Ebola can survive in detectable concentrations in waste
Ebola may persist in wastewater for at least 8 days
Medical News Today / Posted 6 days ago
New research finds that Ebola can survive in detectable concentrations in wastewater for 8 days - a finding that has implications for the disposal of contaminated liquid waste during epidemics and outbreaks. Current handling procedures say... Read more
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Business Wire
Allied-Bristol Life Sciences Licenses Platform Technology and Lead Molecules from Yale UniversityBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied-Bristol Life Sciences, LLC, a biopharmaceutical
Allied-Bristol Life Sciences Licenses Platform Technology and Lead Molecules from Yale University
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied-Bristol Life Sciences, LLC, a biopharmaceutical enterprise jointly owned between Allied Minds (LSE: ALM) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), announced that it has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement... Read more
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Time
7 Times Someone (Accidentally) Ruined a Valuable Work of ArtTaiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) reports that security camera footage appears
7 Times Someone (Accidentally) Ruined a Valuable Work of Art
Time / Posted 8 days ago
Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) reports that security camera footage appears to show a young man falling into and punching a hole through a painting said to be worth $1.5 million. Flowers, a 17th century oil painting and one of the few signed... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Holographic tomography company comes to Australia and New ZealandAXT have been appointed a distributor for Nanolive, an innovative young company
Holographic tomography company comes to Australia and New Zealand
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
AXT have been appointed a distributor for Nanolive, an innovative young company specialising in live cell imaging. Their first product, the 3D Cell Explorer uses revolutionary patented technology called holographic tomography to allow researchers to... Read more
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Daily Mail
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria like MRSAHow cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria, including MRSA An
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria like MRSA
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria, including MRSA Antibacterial wet wipes are ubiquitous - not only are they easy to carry around in your pocket or handbag, they are used to wipe children's hands, clean kitchen counters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Most Arboviral Infections Transmitted By Mosquitoes - Prof. OmilabuProfessor Sunday Omilabu, Professor of Medical Virology, Department of Medical
Most Arboviral Infections Transmitted By Mosquitoes - Prof. Omilabu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Professor Sunday Omilabu, Professor of Medical Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Lagos, has said most arboviral infections are transmitted by arthropods such as mosquitoes and ticks. Omilabu, while giving... Read more
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iafrica.com
Vomit-tracking machine?Scientists in the US have developed a device that mimics the path of vomit part
Vomit-tracking machine?
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Scientists in the US have developed a device that mimics the path of vomit particles as they leave the mouth, betraying information that could clear the air about the spread of disease. So far, the machine proves that viruses can be transferred... Read more
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redOrbit
Spewing simulator shows how vomit spreads virusesScientists at North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University have d
Spewing simulator shows how vomit spreads viruses
redOrbit / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists at North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University have declared it "probable" that vomiting can aerosolize virus particles, and transmit them between people who have not directly touched each other or the same surfaces. How do... Read more
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The Daily Record
Mark Lafferty | UM VENTURES BALTIMOREMark Lafferty has joined UM Ventures Baltimore as a venture associate. In this
Mark Lafferty | UM VENTURES BALTIMORE
The Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Mark Lafferty has joined UM Ventures Baltimore as a venture associate. In this role, he provides financing and business planning advice to new companies, prepares valuations for startup companies and new products and evaluates financial aspects and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into OrbitWaiters in white lab coats dispense smoking cocktails to patrons in Braamfontei
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit
Mail & Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Waiters in white lab coats dispense smoking cocktails to patrons in Braamfontein’s Orbit jazz club, while a scientist in front of a rapt audience explains string theory. Welcome to Science & Cocktails with Jazz. “Although science and technology play... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Zero Ebola Cases Reported In Sierra Leone, As Epidemic Peters OutThe Ebola epidemic has hit a new phase. And it's a good one. For the first tim
Zero Ebola Cases Reported In Sierra Leone, As Epidemic Peters Out
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
The Ebola epidemic has hit a new phase. And it's a good one. For the first time since the virus hit Sierra Leone, the country hasn't had a single new case in a week, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. And over in Guinea and Liberia, the... Read more
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FOX News
Scientists create vomiting machine to study how norovirus is transmittedResearchers and students at North Carolina State University created a barfing m
Scientists create vomiting machine to study how norovirus is transmitted
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers and students at North Carolina State University created a barfing machine to study how norovirus, an infection that affects about 20 million Americans each year, can be transmitted through particles that are "aerosolized" through vomit.... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
West Nile found in McDonough CountyMCDONOUGH COUNTY, ILL. -- The McDonough County Health Department and the Mille
West Nile found in McDonough County
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 14 days ago
MCDONOUGH COUNTY, ILL. -- The McDonough County Health Department and the Miller-Hunt virology lab at WIU have been conducting mosquito surveillance since May. Recently, two pools of mosquitoes have been confirmed to have tested positive for West... Read more
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Medical News Today
Rapid paper-strip test for Ebola in sightDoctors working in remote areas may soon have available a paper-strip test that
Rapid paper-strip test for Ebola in sight
Medical News Today / Posted 14 days ago
Doctors working in remote areas may soon have available a paper-strip test that changes color, depending on whether the patient has Ebola, yellow fever or dengue. The new test is featuring at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Discovery allows study of naturally occurring forms of HCV in the labWorldwide, 185 million people have chronic hepatitis C. Since the late 1980s, w
Discovery allows study of naturally occurring forms of HCV in the lab
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
Worldwide, 185 million people have chronic hepatitis C. Since the late 1980s, when scientists discovered the virus that causes the infection, they have struggled to find ways to grow it in human cells in the lab -- an essential part of learning how... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
National Institutes of Health awards KSU $1 million grant - KENNESAW — The National Institutes of Health has awarded Kennesaw State University’s College of Science and Mathematics a five-year $1.018 million grant to increase the number of doctorat...National Institutes of Health awards KSU $1 million grant KENNESAW — The Natio
National Institutes of Health awards KSU $1 million grant - KENNESAW — The National Institutes of Health has awarded Kennesaw State University’s College of Science and Mathematics a five-year $1.018 million grant to increase the number of doctorat...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
National Institutes of Health awards KSU $1 million grant KENNESAW — The National Institutes of Health has awarded Kennesaw State University’s College of Science and Mathematics a five-year, $1.018 million grant to increase the number of... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Late bloomer wins NCAA scholarshipThe elite select teams don’t always pick the best players, and those kids who h
Late bloomer wins NCAA scholarship
Maple Ridge News / Posted 15 days ago
The elite select teams don’t always pick the best players, and those kids who have not been designated the best in their age class should not lose track of their sports dreams. That’s the message Pitt Meadows soccer player Rachel Lee wants... Read more
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Business Wire
Proteintech and Cell, Neuron to Award Travel Grants to Neuroscience 2015CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteintech, the benchmark in antibodies, today annou
Proteintech and Cell, Neuron to Award Travel Grants to Neuroscience 2015
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteintech, the benchmark in antibodies, today announced a partnership withCell Pressto offer two $1,000 travel grant awards to the 2015 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, the world’s largest meeting on the brain. SfN... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Africa hits a high point in the fight against polioAfrica has achieved a year without any new cases of wild polio for the first ti
Africa hits a high point in the fight against polio
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
Africa has achieved a year without any new cases of wild polio for the first time, but experts warn that violent insurgencies could yet prove their Achilles heel in finally eradicating the disease. The poliomyelitis virus attacks the nervous system... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Inhibikase Therapeutics launches observational clinical study in patients who survived PMLInhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. announces the launch of an observational clinical
Inhibikase Therapeutics launches observational clinical study in patients who survived PML
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. announces the launch of an observational clinical study in patients who contracted Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML), the rare and often fatal brain infection that arises as an unintended side effect of... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Existing Class of Drugs Might Block Ebola and Marburg Viruses: Study According to a new study published in the Journal of Virology, a class of com
Existing Class of Drugs Might Block Ebola and Marburg Viruses: Study
Doctors Health Press / Posted 20 days ago
According to a new study published in the Journal of Virology, a class of commonly used drugs can block the Ebola and Marburg viruses from entering host cells. Researchers... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Sharkey fires back at Fasano after news of Amazon coming to WallingfordState Democrats this week accused Sen. Leonard Fasano, R-North Haven, and other
Sharkey fires back at Fasano after news of Amazon coming to Wallingford
The Record-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
State Democrats this week accused Sen. Leonard Fasano, R-North Haven, and other Republicans of politicizing Connecticut’s economy after Fasano said the state budget and tax policies led to Bristol-Myers Squibb leaving Wallingford for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Findings may lead to more accurate diagnostic test, possible vaccine for oral and genital herpesFindings from a pair of new studies could speed up the development of a univers
Findings may lead to more accurate diagnostic test, possible vaccine for oral and genital herpes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
Findings from a pair of new studies could speed up the development of a universally accurate diagnostic test for human herpes simplex viruses (HSV), according to researchers at Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities and the National Institutes of... Read more
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Daily Mail
University of Michigan professor 'traveled to meet boy, 14, for sex''Boy lover' university professor 'traveled 1,300 miles armed with condoms and l
University of Michigan professor 'traveled to meet boy, 14, for sex'
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
'Boy lover' university professor 'traveled 1,300 miles armed with condoms and lube to meet father and child, 14, he met online for sex - but was caught in an FBI sting' James Cavalcoli, 51, 'started chatting with father on child porn website' He... Read more
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Medical News Today
Existing class of drugs may halt Ebola, Marburg virusesThere is an urgent need to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs against Ebola v
Existing class of drugs may halt Ebola, Marburg viruses
Medical News Today / Posted 22 days ago
There is an urgent need to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs against Ebola virus and its cousin the Marburg virus - two of the deadliest and most contagious viruses in the world. Now, researchers have discovered that the way the Ebola and Marburg... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP’s colour-coded map shows dengue-rampant areasWaking up to the rapid spread of dengue and chikungunya in the city, the Bruhat
BBMP’s colour-coded map shows dengue-rampant areas
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
Waking up to the rapid spread of dengue and chikungunya in the city, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has now identified areas where the vector-borne disease is rampant. A colour-coded map of the city published on the palike’s website... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Amazon To Open 'Sortation Center' In WallingfordWALLINGFORD — Amazon.com is coming to Wallingford, according to a company spoke
Amazon To Open 'Sortation Center' In Wallingford
Hartford Courant / Posted 22 days ago
WALLINGFORD — Amazon.com is coming to Wallingford, according to a company spokesman who said Friday the Internet retailing giant is leasing space on Research Parkway, near Meriden. Spokesman Aaron Toso said the 173,000-square-foot facility will open... Read more
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Radio Angulo
International Course on Dengue in Havana, CubaExpers from England, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, the United States, Argenti
International Course on Dengue in Havana, Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted 23 days ago
Expers from England, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, the United States, Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland and Cuba are participating in an International Course on Dengue that began on Monday in Havana. UNESCO to Grant Microbiology Award in... Read more
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Washington Post
Meet the scientist behind the return of ‘The X-Files’ to televisionAnne Simon, a biology professor at the University of Maryland, has been the go-
Meet the scientist behind the return of ‘The X-Files’ to television
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Anne Simon, a biology professor at the University of Maryland, has been the go-to scientist for “The X-Files” for many years. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) It was long past 2 on Wednesday morning when Anne Simon finally arrived back at her... Read more
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New Kerala
This `familiar drug` could obstruct Ebola virus from getting you Scientists have revealed a drug which might be able to block the Ebola virus
This `familiar drug` could obstruct Ebola virus from getting you
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Scientists have revealed a drug which might be able to block the Ebola virus infection and stop the progress of the deadly disease. Lijun Rong of the University of Illinois and his... Read more
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