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New Hope for Ebola?

How the largest outbreak on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments

February 25, 2015 — Helen Branswell

6 Challenges to Stamping Out Ebola

Despite a recent sharp drop in the overall number of Ebola cases, the situation remains precarious in west Africa

February 24, 2015 — Declan Butler and Nature magazine

FDA Knew Devices Spread Fatal "Superbug"

Regulators have known since at least 2009 that medical devices at the center of the outbreak at UCLA can transmit lethal infections but have not recommended new safety requirements

February 20, 2015

Measles by the Numbers

The U.S. media is abuzz due to an outbreak at Disneyland in California, but the disease will keep popping up until it is wiped out worldwide

February 12, 2015 — Declan Butler and Nature magazine

A Pill That Mimics the Immune System

Synthetic antibodies with the potential to be orally ingested to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases may replace cumbersome intravenous therapeutics

February 9, 2015 — Bret Stetka
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Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.