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The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 4:55am

Syracuse artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that will bloom in pink, purple and red in the spring and bear 40 different fruits in the summer and fall. It's part art, part agricultural marvel.

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Treating Ebola With An Experimental Serum: Why It Might Help

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:03am

In 1995, doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo skimmed serum rich in antibodies from the blood of Ebola survivors to treat other patients. It's a 19th century approach. Does it work?

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Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:03am

The M-Thing. It's patient. It's modest. It's relentless. It stays.

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Why Treating Ebola With An Experimental Serum Might Help

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:03am

In 1995, doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo skimmed serum rich in antibodies from the blood of Ebola survivors to treat other patients. It's a 19th century approach. Does it work?

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Breast-Feeding Is Still Difficult For Many Moms

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 3:18pm

Access to lactation specialists is slowly improving in the U.S., according to a CDC survey. And that can help many women who want to breast-feed stick with it longer, health officials say.

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How Cultures Move Across Continents

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:03pm

Researchers have mapped the travels of 150,000 artists, politicians and religious leaders over the past 2,000 years. The videos reveal how cultural achievements ebb and flow across the U.S and Europe.

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Caffeine Gives Athletes An Edge, But Don't Overdo It

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:03am

Studies show the caffeine in just a few cups of coffee enhances performance in a wide range of sports. But more isn't better, and concentrated caffeine can be lethal.

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