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  • Cell transplant helps paralyzed man walk with frame

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A Bulgarian man who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack can now walk with the aid of a frame after receiving pioneering transplant treatment using cells from his nose. The technique, described as a breakthrough by a study in the journal Cell…

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  • Microsoft says to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to qualified medical researchers working on the Ebola virus, the software company's chief executive said on Monday. "One of the things tomorrow morning we're going to do is make available Azure…

    Reuters
  • Epidemic: Killer TB Spreads As Research Plummets (Op-Ed)

    National Institutes of Health, said that the nation would most likely have a vaccine and therapeutics for Ebola if investment had not stagnated. Antibiotic research has collapsed Rising cases of drug-resistant TB, high mortality for people with both HIV and TB, and an environment of continued…

    LiveScience.com
  • Robot Laws: How to Regulate Driverless Cars & Robo-Surgeons

    If a self-driving car causes an accident or a surgical robot kills a patient, whose fault is it? These are some of the questions a recent report funded by the European Union sought to answer.

    LiveScience.com
  • Blue Water Satellite to Develop Spectral Imaging Tools Using Google Maps for Work Cloud Mapping

    TOLEDO, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2014 / Blue Water Satellite (BWS) a Toledo, Ohio, company that uses satellite and other spectral imagery and patented image processing to monitor the world's land ...

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  • The Uncertainty Of Economics: Exploring The Dismal Science

    Learning about the study of economics can help you understand why you face contradictions in the market.

    Investopedia
  • The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

    Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

    CNET
  • Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    By Camillus Eboh and Angela Ukomadu ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain.…

    Reuters
  • NASA Spacecraft at Mars Survive Close Encounter with Comet

    Three spacecraft at Mars survived a close brush with a comet that buzzed by the Red Planet Sunday (Oct. 19), while scientists on Earth captured some amazing images of the comet's close pass. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) probe and Odyssey…

    SPACE.com
  • These Last 6 Months Were The Warmest Humans Have Ever Recorded On Earth

    Collectively, the past six months have been the...

    Business Insider
  • Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip in Our Lifetime

    A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future. A magnetic field shift is old news. The poles…

    LiveScience.com
  • You Know How The Universe Got Here. This Is Where It's Headed

    Where did the universe come from, and how is it evolving? Those questions made little sense a century or so ago, before the existence of the Big Bang theory. "When Einstein was developing his general theory of relativity in 1915, the scientific picture of the universe was that it was static and…

    Huffington Post
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    Nikon Small World 2014 (49 photos)

    Now celebrating its 40th year, Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum to recognize proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. To select the winners, competition judges analyzed entries from all over the world covering subjects ranging from…

    Yahoo News
  • How Ebola's 300+ Mutations Could Make The Virus Even Scarier

    The world has never seen an Ebola epidemic like...

    Business Insider
  • FBI Targets Animal Cruelty as a Serious Crime

    Sherry Ramsey is the director of animal cruelty prosecutions for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) means animal cruelty crimes will soon be included within the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) - National Incident Based Reporting System — an action that…

    LiveScience.com
  • Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

    Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

    CNET
  • Johnson Controls' CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things

    On the face of it, you would not think of Johnson Controls as a leading candidate to be an innovator in the world of the Internet of Things. Johnson Controls is a 125-year-old company based in Milwaukee that produces more than $40 billion in revenue per annum. The origins of [...]

    Forbes
  • Empowerment Through Play: Getting Girls Into STEM

    In today’s STEM-driven economy, the need to talent ratio in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields is less than favorable. The scarcity and availability of qualified talent in STEM is creating a huge talent gap – and therefore, a problem for companies looking to innovate at…

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