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Jun 24, 2014 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders reports that the scale of the epidemic is unprecedented.
Apr 21, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Modern humans may have dispersed in more than one wave of migration out of Africa, and they may have done so earlier than scientists had long thought.
Apr 2, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
To combat the spread of Ebola, officials have taken the unusual step of banning the consumption of bat soup, grilled bat and other local delicacies.
May 15, 2013 06:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
In Zimbabwe, a man about to be buried suddenly seemed to come back from the dead. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2013 07:03 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Traditional belief in magic and witchcraft contributes to misconceptions and the spread of HIV in Africa. ->
Mar 7, 2013 09:53 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A miniscule bit of DNA from an African American man now living in South Carolina has been traced back 338,000 years. ->
Feb 11, 2013 04:28 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Efforts in Malawi aim to eradicate violence against suspected witches in that country. ->
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