Science & Health

FILE - Radiated tortoises, originally a native species of southern Madagascar, are on display during an annual flora and fauna expo in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 29, 2010.
One of the overarching problems threatening the survival of many wild animals and plants is that of illegal international trade in wildlife with the growing involvement of organized crime
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August 17, 2019
FILE - Researchers have found that tracking eye movement can reveal when a person recognizes another.
Study shows tracking eye movement gives us away when we look at familiar faces
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August 16, 2019
A nurse prepares a vaccine against Ebola in Goma on August 7, 2019.  Three cases of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said on August 1, 2019. / AFP / Augustin WAMENYA
Year long Ebola outbreak has killed more than 1,800 people so far
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August 16, 2019
Virgin Galactic's carrier plane makes its way across the apron in front of Spaceport America following a test flight over its new permanent home near Upham, New Mexico, Aug. 15, 2019.
Virgin Galactic's headquarters for space tourism was designed to connect paying customers with every aspect of the commercial operation in the New Mexico desert
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August 15, 2019
FILE - A cyanide device, called M-44, is shown in this photo released by the Bannock County Sheriff's Office, in Pocatello, Idaho, March 16, 2017.
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The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawal preliminary approval for deadly sodium cyanide traps blamed for injuries to people and pets as well as predators in the US
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August 15, 2019
Two-month-old Lahya Kathembo is carried by a nurse waiting for test results at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo, July 17, 2019.
In addition, more children are getting sick and dying in this Ebola epidemic than in previous ones
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August 15, 2019
A Capitol Hill police officer wipes sweat from his eyes as he stands his post on the West side of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2019.
Meteorologists say July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880
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August 15, 2019