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Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Published 05/08/2018

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin [more…]

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health…

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health…

Published 04/08/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, [more…]

NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

Published 03/08/2018

(Reuters) - NASA on Friday named nine astronauts for the first manned space launches from U.S. soil since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. [more…]

Rare blue diamonds may be Earth’s deepest secret

Rare blue diamonds may be Earth’s deepest secret

Published 01/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Hope Diamond, a rare blue diamond that is one of the world’s most famous jewels, has had a complicated history, passing [more…]

Robot hand learns real world moves in virtual training

Robot hand learns real world moves in virtual training

Published 31/07/2018

(Reuters) - Researchers backed by Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) founder Elon Musk and Silicon Valley financier Sam Altman have found a novel way to use software [more…]

RedHill BioPharma has positive results from Crohn’s disease trial

RedHill BioPharma has positive results from Crohn’s disease trial

Published 30/07/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel’s RedHill Biopharma said on Monday it had positive safety and efficacy results from a late-stage clinical trial with its treatment [more…]

Japan scientists to use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to fight Parkinson’s

Japan scientists to use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to fight Parkinson’s

Published 30/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese scientists said on Monday they will start clinical trials next month on a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, transplanting “reprogrammed” stem cells [more…]

Blood Moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st…

Blood Moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st…

Published 28/07/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A blood-red moon dazzled star gazers across much of the world on Friday when it moved into Earth’s shadow for the longest [more…]

Bayer hits back at new Netflix medical device documentary

Bayer hits back at new Netflix medical device documentary

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bayer AG disputed accusations in a new Netflix documentary that claims medical device makers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [more…]

Scientists confirm Einstein’s supermassive black hole theory

Scientists confirm Einstein’s supermassive black hole theory

Published 26/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein’s predictions of what [more…]