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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 )

- 216 days ago -
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
The Really Big Things We Can Expect From Really Tiny Microbots - The Washington Post
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, NewTechnology, environment, discovery, safety, risks, illness, health, drugs, death, abuse, ethics, food, treatment, study, safety, war, propaganda, media, lies, dishonesty, crime )

- 419 days ago -
Researchers from the University of California-San Diego have created 3D-printed "microfish" - each 120 microns long and 30 microns thick (thinner than a strand of human hair) - that can swim around in fluids and then perform tasks such as detect and neutr
New Tick-Borne 'Bourbon Virus' Is Deadly And Unlike Anything Previously Seen In U.S.
Science & Tech  (tags: medicine, ticks, bourbon virus, death, illness, kansas city )

- 671 days ago -
Researchers have identified the cause of a Kansas farmer's mysterious death this summer as Bourbon virus.
Physical and Social Pain Are Processed in Some of the Same Areas of the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, healthcare, illness, medicine, research, science, study )

- 792 days ago -
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in some of the same regions.
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 )

- 926 days ago -
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.
Commend Company for Ending Primate Experiments
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, scientists, research, science, society, medicine, investigation, animals, history, money, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, business, lies, GoodNews, law, politics, americans, treatment, research, safety, prevention, medicine, illness, healthc )

- 987 days ago -
A top pharmaceutical company recently announced that it will cease conducting or financially supporting research on chimpanzees. Support the example set by this company and encourage similar policy changes for other corporations and companies involved
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 )

- 1037 days ago -
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
Take Action & Video:Tell Congress: Protect Us From Fracking!
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, warning, prevention, children, family, pollution, environment, water, technology, energy, discovery, science, research )

- 1049 days ago -
Martin Sheen's Breakthroughs documentary program worked with Environment America this fall to produce a new expose on fracking that is now rolling out to public television stations in all 50 states, with the potential to reach 60 million households
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, scientists, science, performance, medicine, health, discovery, business, animals, world, internet, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, business, money, lies, treatment, safety, prevention, risks, medicine, disease, nutrition, investigation )

- 1066 days ago -
The company owns several UK-based sites, two of which house beagles. Their Cambridgeshire site breeds beagles for sale to laboratories and universities whilst their Loughborough site keeps 'donor beagles'
GOOD NEWS GOOD NEWS Brazilian Activists Rescue 200 Drug Test Beagles
Science & Tech  (tags: research, world, scientists, news, science, performance, investigation, health, environment, concept, animals, interesting, safety, society, medicine, money, GoodNews, dishonesty, corruption, business, lies, cover-up, treatment, research, protection, medi )

- 1102 days ago -
Animal activists are rumored to be behind the freeing of nearly 200 beagles to be used for drug testing in the state of Sao Paulo.
ACTION NEEDED Two Victories, Please Take Further Action on One
Science & Tech  (tags: activists, abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, death, society, violence, sadness, business, cover-up, dishonesty, politics, money, lies, treatment, research, protection, prevention, medicine, study, healthcare, health, disease, illness, animalwelfar )

- 1117 days ago -
We are pleased to inform you that NBC Sports has responded to PETA and compassionate individuals like yourself and has canceled the depraved National Rifle Association 2. Please take a moment to write NIH and urge it to cut funding for this cruelty
What It's Like To Get Bitten By A Black Widow (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, black widow spiders, Jackson Landers, illness, danger, medicine, humans, science, news )

- 1135 days ago -
I lay on my back with my teeth clenched and my hands gripping the sides of a hospital bed. A crowd of strangers in white coats filled the tiny room. Waves of pain lapped from my abdomen into my chest as the venom worked its way toward my heart.
Video:Doctors Take A Long Shot And Inject HIV Into Dying Girl. The Reason Why Will Amaze You.
Science & Tech  (tags: children, death, ethics, health, healthcare, illness, interesting, medicine, discovery )

- 1223 days ago -
I can't believe I just watched a team of real doctors inject a 6-year-old girl with a deadly disease... and smiled. Who knew something called a "serial killer" cell could bring so much unforgettable joy and happiness?-Ray Flores
How Cell Phones Are Helping Fight Malaria (and Bicycles)
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, ethics, children, world, society, interesting, GoodNews, illness, disease, healthcare, protection, research, risks, safety, treatment, prevention, children, women, technology, NewTechnology, Gizmos )

- 1275 days ago -
The introduction of rapid reporting systems, using mobile phones to provide real-time data and the detection of high-infection areas, has health workers and volunteers excited about ending malaria deaths for good.
Mobile Phone Microscope Detects Worm Infections
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, ethics, children, diet, death, food, health, illness, protection, risks, safety, science, treatment, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights, world, medicine, design, Gizmos, concept, safety, science, technology, NewTechnology, tech )

- 1323 days ago -
Children suffering from intestinal worms can now be diagnosed using a mobile phone microscope that is significantly cheaper than conventional methods, which are prohibitively expensive for many communities

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