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Why Pandemics Are Our Own Damn Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, food, environment, food, health, medicine, pandemics, science, travel, water )

Julie
- 111 days ago - thetyee.ca
A new book explains how clear-cutting forests, using rivers as sewers, world travel, food choices and misuse of medical advances leads to pandemics.
Help Stop Tuberculosis TB
Science & Tech  (tags: Tuberculosis, TB, World Community Grid, safety, science, study, research, computers, health, disease, protection, treatment, illness, interesting, news, ethics )

Mari
- 124 days ago - worldcommunitygrid.org
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's most dangerous diseases, and has plagued humans for thousands of years. About one-third of the world's population is currently infected, with 1.5 million people dying in 2014 alone, and the World Health Organization
We're Ready to Help Fight Zika
Science & Tech  (tags: Zika, World Community Grid, Disease, Vaccines, Mosquitoes, science, scientists, study, research, society, safety, computers, humans )

Mari
- 163 days ago - worldcommunitygrid.org
As the Zika outbreak spreads, and World Community Grid volunteers ask if their donated computing power can be used to help find new vaccines or treatments, we are actively searching for Zika researchers who need to conduct computational research.
Zika Virus: A New Threat and a New Kind of Pandemic âEUR" Phenomena: Germination
Science & Tech  (tags: Mosquitoes, disease, interesting )

Doris
- 191 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic: A Blog by Maryn McKenna
Scientists Are on the Cusp of These 15 Discoveries That Will Transform the World
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, power, energy, robots, robotics, food production, agriculture, disease, cybercrime, cybersecurity, space exploration )

Freya
- 210 days ago - msn.com
Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.
New Research Phase Will Attack More Types of Childhood Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: children, disease, health, humans, cancer, treatment, research, study, protection, society, science, internet, computers )

Mari
- 246 days ago - secure.worldcommunitygrid.org
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will feature a new project structure, disease targets, therapy options and drug development partners. But it has the same goal: improve treatment options for children afflicted with cancer.
Chinese Scientists Just Admitted to Tweaking the Genes of Human Embryos for the First Time in History
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, disease, Genetic Engineering )

Linda
- 459 days ago - businessinsider.com
Chinese scientists have changed the DNA in 28 non-viable embryos, hoping that eventually the method will eliminate genetic diseases. Other scientists have expressed concerns that no one knows enough about the potential consequences yet,.
Were We Getting Alzheimer's Wrong? New Study Could Pave Way To Better Treatment
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, alzheimer's, study, toxic protein, tau, Cognitive decline, disease, discovery, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 489 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
a new Mayo Clinic study published in the journal Brain shows that another toxic protein, called tau, may be a bigger culprit in cognitive decline and AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s over the lifetime of the disease.
Wild Pollinators at Risk From Diseased Commercial Species of Bee -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, wild, commercial, at risk, disease, mites, virus, pollinators )

Kathryn
- 554 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Viruses carried by commercial bees can jump to wild pollinator populations with potentially devastating effects. The researchers are calling for new measures to be introduced that will prevent the introduction of diseased pollinators into nature.
Future:The Virtual Autopsy
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Technology, Computer, Death, Disease, Hospital )

Ray
- 588 days ago - bbc.com
Using computer imaging technology, scientists are developing a pioneering new way to find the causes of unexplained deaths in people.
Student Develops Inexpensive Solar Lens To Purify Polluted Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, water, pollution, disease, Purification, Gizmos, environment, safety )

Michael
- 707 days ago - iflscience.com
Deshawn Henry, a Civil Engineering sophomore at the University of Buffalo, spent his summer developing a solar lens using inexpensive supplies from a hardware store that can clean 99.9% of pathogens in a liter of water in about an hour.
Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Alzheimer's disease testing, Beta-amyloid plaques, science, discovery, health, study, disease )

Nancy
- 742 days ago - healthyliving.msn.com
In one study, early results from 40 participants who used a certain eye test found a significant association between levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the retina of the eye and levels of the plaques in the brain. Beta-amyloid plaques in the brain are...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 834 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
Wild Bees Catch Deadly Diseases From Honeybees
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, honeybees, research, science, study, disease, flowers )

Michael
- 887 days ago - cbc.ca
Wild bumblebees worldwide are in trouble, likely contracting deadly diseases from their commercialized honeybee cousins, a new study shows.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Your Cruel and Deadly Experiments on Animals!
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, science, safety, performance, medicine, investigation, world, health, discovery, animals, cover-up, corruption, business, lies, money, politics, dishonesty, treatment, study, research, prevention, healthcare, health, illness, disease )

Kelly
- 945 days ago - avaaz.org
Since 40 years this lab kills thousands of animals every year! None of the animals at the LPT lab in Hamburg /Germany (beagle dogs, cats, mice monkeys, rats, pigs) leave the lab alive! All of the animals either die during experiments
 

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