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How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain

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A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

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U.S. soldiers train foreign and local health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia's police academy in the capital Monrovia

Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots

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As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading

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Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer

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An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. Continue reading

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Germany's Best eSports Teams Gather At Intel Friday Night Games

How computers learned to beat Atari video games

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Could you beat a machine at a video game? With a new system created by artificial intelligence researchers, it just became less likely. Continue reading

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Activists Protest Proposed Canadian Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion

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President Obama has vetoed a bill that would approve the Keystone Pipeline expansion, a project causing fierce debate between Republican lawmakers and environmentalists. Continue reading

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