US Ebola patient had contact with kids: governor

A man who was diagnosed with Ebola in virus in Texas came in contact with young children, and experts are monitoring them for any signs of disease, governor Rick Perry said Wednesday.

15 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Gene key to monarch butterfly's miraculous migration

COLOUR AND MOVEMENT: A single gene plays a major role in one of the world's most amazing animal journeys - the mass migration of monarch butterflies across North America.

7 hours ago from ABC Science

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Loss of smell may be predictor of death in older adults

SMELL TEST: Being unable to smell the roses may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures - it could be a predictor of increased risk of death in older adults.

7 hours ago from ABC Science

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Study: Chimps Learn How to Use New Tools From Other Chimps

This means chimps have a prerequisite for human culture

20 hours ago from TIME

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Obama's Brain Project Backs Neurotechnology

The U.S. announces $46 million to develop new technologies for exploring the brain.The White House said that President Obama's BRAIN Initiative is generating interest from companies and philanthropies ...

Tue 30 Sep 14 from MIT Technology Review

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Teen pregnancies, abortions plunge with free birth control

Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion ...

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Delayed introduction to gluten appears not to prevent celiac disease in at-risk infants

How can parents with the autoimmune disorder celiac disease prevent or delay the condition's development in their children? The results of an international study led by investigators associated ...

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Mantis Shrimp Eyes Inspire Cameras to See Cancer

Mantis shrimp eyes helped inspire a sensor that can detect cancer based on polarized light reflections

Tue 30 Sep 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Antioxidant in red wine could help reduce acne, study says

The health benefits of resveratrol have been debated for some time, however a new study has suggested that the antioxidant, which is found in grapes, red wine and chocolate, could help to clear ...

17 hours ago from The Independent

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Semen secrets: How a previous sexual partner can influence another male's offspring

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother's previous sexual partner in flies at least.

21 hours ago from

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