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Russian scientists working on fast-acting Ebola vaccine
Russian scientists are developing a technology to make monoclonal antibodies specific to the Ebola virus. If successful, the resulting medicine could be available as soon as December. Testing points to a positive effect within 24 hours of administering.

20.10.2014 08:41

Moscow: an innovators paradise
As never before, Russia embodies opportunity, driven by an empowered, upbeat, workforce. Warning: this may run entirely contrary to reports seen elsewhere...

20.10.2014 11:24

​UK to import Tunisian sunshine in solar project
A new solar energy project seeks to bring Tunisian sunshine to the UK. TuNur is looking for UK government funding for its bright idea, which aims to power 2.5 million British homes with North African rays by 2018.

20.10.2014 08:17

Spare parts for people? Stem cell-generated human intestine grown in lab mouse
Researchers have successfully transplanted functioning human intestinal tissue grown from stem cells into mice. The breakthrough could revolutionize the production of spare organs for people, using cells from their own bodies.

20.10.2014 07:55

Scientists: North can become South in less than 100 years
A recent discovery has shown that the Earth’s magnetic reversal could happen much quicker than had been expected. US scientists say the North and South poles can swap their positions in less than a century, which would carry some danger for humans.

19.10.2014 11:01

New app lets deaf people ‘hear’ group conversations
Researchers have developed the first mobile app to make group conversations possible between deaf people and their hearing peers. The Transcense app “listens” and interprets conversations, providing real-time captioning on mobile devices.

19.10.2014 19:32

Minus 4 years of life: Study links soft drinks to accelerated cell aging
The regular consumption of fizzy drinks accelerates cellular aging of tissues, according to a new study by American scientists. People who enjoy daily carbonated sodas experience DNA changes, aging their cells by four years.

19.10.2014 19:01

‘Serious DNA error’ in Jack The Ripper identity discovery
The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper’s victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history’s most notorious killers is in doubt again.

19.10.2014 13:06

Once in a million yrs: Siding Spring comet flies by Mars
A pristine comet has swept past Mars, passing it closer than one-third of the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Astronomers had a unique chance to observe the celestial body up close, as such an astronomical event occurs just once in a million years.

17.10.2014 06:34

Finally detected? Elusive dark matter may be streaming from glaring Sun
A European space observatory picked up an unusual signal which British astronomers believe to be the first direct detection of dark matter’s signature. The finding could be a historic breakthrough in our understanding of the universe.

18.10.2014 10:29

1 drop of blood & 60 minutes: Breakthrough device heralds future of cancer detection
Early cancer detection can save millions of lives but current diagnostic methods remain costly and invasive. However, a new startup is developing a device which could detect dozens of cancers with a single blood test.

18.10.2014 09:50

US looking to boost production of experimental Ebola drug
US officials have asked labs to submit plans for ramping up production of the experimental Ebola drug, Zmapp, of which supplies have run out. It successfully treated medical workers infected with the virus, but hasn't been widely tested for safety.

18.10.2014 04:04

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