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  • Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital, diagnosed the first case of Ebola in Sierra Leone. | Stephen Gire Researchers have sequenced 99 Ebola virus genomes from patients in West Africa, where the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded is ongoing. Their results , published...
  • Oral polio vaccine, given here to a boy in Uttar Pradesh, India, could be combined with injected vaccinations to help eliminate polio globally. |Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland/ Flickr Giving the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) to individuals who have received the live,...
  • The main cause of sewer pipe corrosion is the build up of hydrogen sulfide, according to University of Queensland researchers. | Flickr/ Pulpolux !!! Changing water treatment practices could prevent the costly concrete corrosion problem impacting sewers globally, a new study in the 15 August issue...
  • Science Advances , the online-only, open-access journal that is the newest addition to the Science family of journals, has announced its team of deputy editors. "I am personally thrilled with the team of Deputy Editors who will be guiding our new journal," said Marcia McNutt, editor-in-chief of the...
  • The Harvard microrobot can move up to two inches per second once it has folded itself into shape. | Samuel Felton/ Science /AAAS Inspired by the traditional Japanese art form of origami, researchers have coaxed flat sheets of specialized paper and plastic to self-fold into complex machines that...
  • AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner today announced the appointment of Kent Anderson, a past president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), to serve as Publisher of the Science family of journals. Anderson, who in 2011 received the SSP's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, will assume...
  • Chronic pain can alter neural circuits in the brain that control motivation, according to a new study in mice. The finding could help explain why people suffering from chronic pain become less active and often feel unmotivated. The report in the 1 August issue of Science suggests that chronic pain...
  • Moore's Law notes that the number of transistors in a microchip tends to double about every two years, meaning that advances in computer hardware have been — and are still — occurring at exponential rates. But Jeffrey Tyner has been investigating cancer since 2005, and he says that his field is...