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Ebola to persist in 2015, but funds lacking

The WHO lacks more than $100-million towards its $350-million budget for its Ebola operation over the next six months.

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‘When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too’

Jackie Chan one of growing number of celebrities used by NGO WildAid in effort to end 'illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes'.

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Periscope arrives on Android

Twitter releases live-video streaming app on Android, just months after iOS release.

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The deafening sound of wind turbines
May 25 2015 at 08:23

The noise from building offshore wind turbines could be damaging the hearing of seals, ecologists warned.

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Genome editing: what future holds
May 22 2015 at 12:48

Now that we can edit our genome, where do we go, asks Meeri Kim.

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Beating online distraction
May 22 2015 at 12:00

The secret to fighting digital distraction may be all about commitments and not willpower.

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Bridget Jones of the 19th century
May 22 2015 at 12:47

Researchers unearth 19th century guidebook telling single ladies to be cynical about marriage and forge a career.

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Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback
May 22 2015 at 12:46

The past decade has seen a handful of infamous poisoning incidents. Michael E. Miller investigates

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10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting
May 22 2015 at 12:46

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

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Hacking to save lives
May 22 2015 at 12:34

Technology in crisis situations needs to be simple to use, tough and, in some cases, dipped in chlorine.

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Apps: make your own GIFs, toe the line
May 22 2015 at 11:11

For some Friday fun we look at two mobile apps worth trying over the weekend.

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Can algorithms be racist?
May 22 2015 at 10:47

No-one intentionally programs an algorithm to be racist but they do learn from humans and humans are racist.

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Fine art flouts Facebook’s nudity ban
May 22 2015 at 10:31

Four year long battle to be allowed to post image of Gustave Courbet’s oil painting of a woman’s genitalia.

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