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Democratic Republic of Congo is the scene of the world's second deadliest Ebola outbreak. But in the city of Goma, some 250 miles from the hot zone, residents have other concerns — running out of water.
The Coronado City Council this week voted 3-2 to ban gas-powered leaf blowers, with the majority saying the noisy machines contribute to climate change and harm quality of life in the affluent town.
More than 2,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq since Turkey began its assault on northeastern Syria last week. Aid groups are bracing for as many as 50,000 refugee arrivals.
Flavored e-cigarettes have hooked millions of teens to nicotine. Now, #Juul says it will suspend sales of many flavors. Some call the move too little, too late
Finding the right medication to treat #mentalhealth problems can be a frustrating trial-and-error process. New genetic tests aim to match meds to patients more effectively, but do they really work?
Black scientists more often seek grants for community health studies, but molecular-level research proposals win more funding. More diversity throughout the process could help close the gap, says @NIH
The drive to make more milk has had an unsavory side effect: Cows have become more genetically similar and less fertile. Scientists are trying to recover valuable genetic variation that was lost.
A comprehensive new report from UNICEF calls attention to the surge in obesity in developing countries — even as they're dealing with children who are undernourished.
A super bloom of wildflowers is only days away in the Anza Borrego Desert following the recent rain
Wondering what all that fuzz is about downtown? It's the #ScienceMarchSD , & we've got all the deets: