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Ebola Update

By | October 23, 2014

Vaccine testing could start soon; Spanish nurse declared free of virus; travelers from West Africa restricted to five US airports

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WHO: TB’s Toll Worse Than Thought

By | October 22, 2014

A new report from the World Health Organization finds that tuberculosis has infected hundreds of thousands more people around the world than was estimated a year ago.

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TS Picks: October 22, 2014

By | October 22, 2014

Travel restrictions and Ebola aid; analyses of DTC genetic tests; Stanford’s John Ioannidis on promoting “replication culture”

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Reduced Risk?

By | October 22, 2014

A genome-wide association study identifies a SNP that could help explain the relatively low rates of breast cancer among Latina women.

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Ancient Europeans Were Lactose Intolerant

By | October 21, 2014

Five-thousand years after agricultural practices spread across Neolithic Europe, human populations remained unable to digest sugars from the milk of mammals.

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Deep-Sea Detox

By | October 21, 2014

Unique chemistry allows microbes to strip pollutants of halogen atoms, a study shows.

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Exomes in the Clinic

By | October 21, 2014

Two teams report molecular diagnosis rates of 25 percent sequencing separate sets of patients with undiagnosed, suspected genetic conditions.

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Moratorium on Gain-of-Function Research

By | October 21, 2014

In the wake of a handful of biosafety lapses at federal research facilities, the US government is temporarily halting funding for new studies aiming to give novel functions to influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses.

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Virtual Reaction

By | October 20, 2014

A computer simulation could predict antibiotic resistance.

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Still There

By | October 20, 2014

Researchers identify brain activity patterns that may indicate when an unresponsive patient is conscious.

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