Michaeleen Doucleff

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Ebola Is Not Mutating As Fast As Scientists Feared

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Many people have worried that Ebola could evolve into a more deadly virus โ€” or start spreading through the air. A study published Thursday alleviates these concerns.


Superslick Coatings Conquer Ketchup, But What About Ebola?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new coating makes ketchup slide out of the bottle and toothpaste slip out of a tube, right down to the last drop. So why not put the slick surface on an Ebola suit so the virus doesn't stick?


For The Love Of Pork: Antibiotic Use On Farms Skyrockets Worldwide

Friday, March 20, 2015

For the first time, scientists have estimated the amount of antibiotics pigs, chickens and cows consume globally โ€” and how fast consumption is growing. Which country uses the most drugs on farms?


How Malaria In The Brain Kills: Doctors Solve A Medical Mystery

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A child stricken with the deadliest form of the disease can quickly fall unconscious and die. A doctor in Michigan has dedicated her life to figuring out how this happens. At last, she has the answer.


WATCH: Police Detonate 20,000 Pounds Of Fireworks

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Midland, Texas, Police Department and others assisted the ATF in detonating the illegal fireworks. It took them 3 1/2 days.


Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

Friday, March 13, 2015

This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.


Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

Sunday, March 08, 2015

A video from NASA shows how air pollution moves around the world. So what happens when emissions from Asia blow across the Pacific Ocean to North America?


Arsenic Antidote Hidden In Our Genes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Even at low doses, the potent poison damages organs and causes cancers. Now scientists have found a population high in the Andes Mountains that has adapted to the toxic metal over thousands of years.


How To Help Children Orphaned By Ebola

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still have basic needs such as food and clothes for school.


15-Minute Ebola Test Approved For Fighting The Epidemic

Friday, February 20, 2015

The test is as simple as a pregnancy test. So it could help health workers find and stop new outbreaks more quickly. But it doesn't catch every case and still requires some lab equipment.


Will The Next 'MacGyver' Be An Indian Woman?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.

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The Grandpa Who Saved His Granddaughter From Ebola

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Ebola is especially deadly for children and babies. About 80 percent of those infected have died. But one man knew instinctively that love and affection could make a difference.


Beyond Rash And Fever: How Measles Can Kill

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

It happened to Roald Dahl's daughter in 1962. It still happens today, in the U.S. and around the world. In rare cases, measles becomes an incurable disease.


Ebola Cases Plummet In West Africa, As Endgame Begins

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Only 99 Ebola cases were reported worldwide last week. That's the lowest weekly count since June. But getting down to zero cases is still a long way off.


India Grows, Russia Shrinks: Mapping Countries By Population

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A cartogram posted on Reddit shows what the world looks like if you scale countries by their population. Watch out China! India is catching up with you.


Taking Antibiotics During Travel Fosters Drug-Resistant Germs

Friday, January 23, 2015

Many of us take antibiotics when we get tummy troubles in developing countries. Scientists say this opens the door for a dangerous visitor in the GI tract. These microbes can stick around for months.


Why Pygmies Aren't Scared By The 'Psycho' Theme

Friday, January 09, 2015

Deep in the Congolese rain forest, a group of Pygmies lives in near isolation from Western music. When a team of scientists played them music from Star Wars and Psycho, the results were surprising.


Our Most Popular Stories Of 2014: Ebola ... And Bed Rails?

Friday, January 02, 2015

In July, the Goats and Soda blog was born. We came into a world obsessed with Ebola. But our readers also loved stories about chocolate, bed rails and jet-setting viruses.


Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Hunt Virus In Asia

Friday, January 02, 2015

A handful of ecologists knew for years that West Africa was at risk for an Ebola outbreak. Now they're figuring out where else in the world the virus could be hiding. Many signs point to Asia.


Painful Virus Sweeps Central America, Gains A Toehold In U.S.

Thursday, January 01, 2015

While some Americans worried that Ebola would spread around the U.S., a new mosquito-borne virus flew right in. It sickened more than 2,000 Americans and nearly a million people across the Caribbean.