Fears rise of Ebola spreading to U.S.

he deadly Ebola virus con­tinues to tear through West Africa at an alarming rate, height­ening fears among Amer­ican doc­tors that the dis­ease could make its way past U.S. borders. “It’s very […]

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Ballistics tech falls short

In the past 10 years, 469 mur­ders — 75 per­cent of all the city’s killings — have been com­mitted with a firearm. These are also the most dif­fi­cult crimes for […]

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Nanocrystals come up big

In a winter of seem­ingly end­less snow and ice, what if there were a better way of for­ti­fying roads against pot­holes? What if this same tech­nology could be used to […]

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Putin defies Obama, troops take Crimea

Russian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin’s troops took over Crimea yes­terday, defying Pres­i­dent Obama’s warn­ings to stand down and dra­mat­i­cally raising the stakes in a show­down where the United States has limited […]

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Sochi sites, security fears rise with days to go

Lin­gering fears in Sochi about ter­rorism and basic prepa­ra­tions just days ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics opening cer­e­monies indi­cate the Inter­na­tional Olympic Com­mittee needs to over­haul its process for […]

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