Science & Health

A woman and her children wait to receive Ebola vaccinations, in the village of Mabalako, in eastern Congo Monday, June 17, 2019. Health officials in eastern Congo have begun offering vaccinations to all residents in the hotspot of Mabalako whereas…
The case fatality ratio among these infected children under age five is 77 percent, compared with 67 percent among the general population
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July 16, 2019
The Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket is being moved to the pad aboard the Mobile Launch Platform (MLP) at Cape Canaveral May, 1969.
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Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind the scenes
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July 16, 2019
Apollo Mission Control Room Reopened To Mark Moon Landing Anniversary
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On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin set foot on the lunar surface – the first men on the moon. The U.S. space agency, NASA, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of this historic event in style – by restoring and reopening the control room that handled the historic Apollo 11 mission. Today it is a museum, but it looks every bit alive and real as it did in 1969, as though engineers and scientists just stepped away for a moment. Lesia Bakalets reports.
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July 16, 2019
A SpaceX Falcon heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., June 25, 2019.
One of the space company's Crew Dragon capsules exploded on a test stand at a Florida Air Force station moments before firing eight emergency abort thrusters designed to propel an on-board crew to safety in the event of a failure
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July 15, 2019
FILE - Dr. Jori Fleisher, neurologist, examines Thomas Doyle, 66, at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, July 9, 2019.
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
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July 15, 2019
University of Colorado Boulder director of NASA/NLSI Lunar University Network for Astrophysics Research Burns stands for a portrait at the Fiske Planetarium.
The radio telescopes, to be planted on the far side of the moon, are among a plethora of projects underway by the US space agency, private companies and other nations that will transform the moonscape in the coming decade
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By Reuters
July 15, 2019
A man waits to receive food aid outside a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Dombe,  Mozambique,  April 4, 2019.
There are 820 million hungry people across the world, and the number of those who do not know where their next meal will come from is also rising, but so is obesity, which is becoming a 'global epidemic'
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July 15, 2019