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Ebola No Longer Incurable, Researchers Say
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Ebola No Longer Incurable, Researchers Say
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Wishes have been granted and hopes are high as two Ebola patients from the Congo have been declared cured. The World Health Organization’s announcement came Monday, August 12, after a year-long outbreak that infected more than 2,800 people and caused over 1,800 deaths – making it the second-largest known Ebola outbreak. Treatments for the disease, […]

Researchers Tackle Waste Associated With Electric Car Batteries
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Researchers Tackle Waste Associated With Electric Car Batteries
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In recent years, electric cars have seen a surge in consumer interest amid  technological advancement and growing affordability. These vehicles cater to a relatively new sort of consumer – those who wish to leave a smaller carbon footprint. Yet, the hazardous waste associated with electric car batteries have created another issue to be addressed. Although […]

Scientific Progress in Genome Engineering Raises Ethical Concerns
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Scientific Progress in Genome Engineering Raises Ethical Concerns
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As genetic engineering progress grows at an exponential rate, so too does the difficulty of avoiding the topic. An ethical debate was sparked last year when scientists in China conducted a secret experiment to edit the genes of twins in an attempt to reduce their risk of HIV. What’s more, the process occurred prior to […]