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“human health”

Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 03:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A look at guidelines concerning protective gear finds that there is a lot up to interpretation. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 04:01 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A test involving polymerase chain reaction, or P.C.R., could be used to amplify genetic information, including that belonging to the virus. Continue reading →
Oct 12, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
A health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who died of Ebola, has tested positive for the disease.
Sep 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Viruses can disguise themselves in order to fool host cells and survive. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rats who eat junk food not only get fat, but also lose their appetite for novel foods, new research shows. Continue reading →
Aug 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Kyle Rothenberg, FoxNews
A doctor believes text neck is a global epidemic that is literally changing the way our bodies should grow.
Aug 15, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
In lab tests, star-shaped nanoparticles made of gold show early promise for destroying syn­thetic analogs of the deadly virus.
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