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Will the Ebola virus go airborne?

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Experts say the possibility remains remote.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15943

Diversity: Pride in science

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

The sciences can be a sanctuary for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, but biases may still discourage many from coming out.

Nature 513 297 doi: 10.1038/513297a

Charities chief: 'Pharma blockbusters are gone'

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Incoming chief executive of the Association of Medical Research Charities lays out what the country needs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15849

Hitchcock thriller reveals busy mind in 'vegetative' man

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Brain scans from a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years show activity similar to that of healthy viewers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15918

Rosetta comet lander gets a touch-down site

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Philae probe will land on ‘head’ of rubber-duck-shaped comet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15925

Artificial spleen cleans up blood

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Device improves survival in rats after severe infections.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15917

Invasive-species control: Bounty hunters

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Destructive lionfish are invading coral reefs in the Americas, but fishing competitions can help to keep the problem species in check.

Nature 513 294 doi: 10.1038/513294a

Japanese woman is first recipient of next-generation stem cells

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Surgeons implanted retinal tissue created after reverting the patient's own cells to 'pluripotent' state.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15915

Where to land on a comet?

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Swimming dinosaur found in Morocco

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Sail-backed reptile ruled an ancient river system.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15901

Vaginal microbe yields novel antibiotic

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Drug is one of thousands that may be produced by the human microbiome.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15900

NASA to return sample from Earth-bound asteroid

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

US$800 million OSIRIS-REx will head for asteroid that could collide with Earth in twenty-second century.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15906

How gibbons got their swing

news@nature - 8 min 57 sec ago

Apes' genes explain their flexibility — and why their chromosomes are so peculiar.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15895

AAFP Wants GME $$ Decoupled From Hospitals

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:45pm
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- Graduate medical education should mostly take place in the community -- where Americans get most of their care -- rather than in hospitals, the American Academy of Family Physicians urged Monday.

TCT: No Harm, No Foul With Triple Therapy (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:37pm
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- Limiting the length of triple therapy for stent patients who require anticoagulation does not increase the benefit or reduce the risk in this population, researchers reported.

TCT: Bivalirudin Cuts Bleeding in PCI

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:15pm
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- A prolonged infusion of bivalirudin (AngioMax) around percutaneous coronary intervention reduced bleeding compared with heparin, with or without glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition, a Chinese trial showed.

Meet the Living Systematic Review (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:11pm
(MedPage Today) -- Flawed and stale: Can we chart a new course for dynamically updated and corrected systematic reviews and meta-analyses?
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