Ebola Update

Ebola Update

Now that Ebola has spread into the United States, people are becoming increasingly afraid and reactionary. There are calls for cutting off travel; increased quarantine measures; and other measures that may just be reacting in a way that is, in actuality, too extreme for the situation. Last month, we presented some information regarding the outbreak in Africa. Since then, the World Health Organization has offered an ...

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Google has a Lollipop for Android and shows off giant 6in Nexus 6 smartphone

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Google has a Lollipop for Android and shows off giant 6in Nexus 6 smartphone

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Smashing Pumpkins' Chamberlin gives up the road to reinvent live music

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Google's Doctor Is In

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Google's Doctor Is In

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Box is buying medical data startup MedXT

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Box is buying medical data startup MedXT

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Quip squeezes full-featured spreadsheets into its mobile app

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Quip squeezes full-featured spreadsheets into its mobile app

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HTC launches new 'selfie' phone, the Desire Eye

Smartphones

HTC launches new 'selfie' phone, the Desire Eye

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Amazon Fire Phone review: setting nothing ablaze

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Amazon Fire Phone review: setting nothing ablaze

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Beyond the Nobel: What Scientists Are Learning About How Your Brain Navigates

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Beyond the Nobel: What Scientists Are Learning About How Your Brain Navigates

Kevin Dooley/Flickr[1] “Can you point to Center City?” neuroscientist Russell Epstein likes to ask visitors to his office at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Sometimes they can do it. ...

You Don’t Have to Be Google to Build an Artificial Brain

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You Don’t Have to Be Google to Build an Artificial Brain

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Apple iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus: How Big Are They?

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Apple iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus: How Big Are They?

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus: Specs, Price And Release Date

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