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Jan 22, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Discovery News
A conservationist points to the harm Ebola has done to gorillas and chimpanzees and argues for a vaccine for the great apes.
Jan 12, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
Dec 30, 2014 01:35 PM ET // AFP
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
Dec 19, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Discovery News
Dr. Victor Willoughby, who contracted the disease on Saturday, was the 11th doctor in his country to die from the deadly disease.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
During your next flight, consider that one or more of these unsavory organisms will be in the cabin with you.
Dec 3, 2014 11:10 AM ET
Feces-contaminated water causes illness and death for nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 ever year, according to the United Nations. And 14% of the global population has to defecate in the open. Trace explains why toilets matter so much.
Nov 3, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Ebola virus is no match for these 10 things that can kill it upon direct contact.
Oct 29, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Spats between politicians and the public over how to react to the Ebola virus may threaten public trust and could keep workers from going to Africa.
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