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The documents put hard numbers on what until now have been somewhat fuzzy academic discussions and make clear that although testing and production are moving forward at record speed, knotty issues still remain.See all of Science’s coverage of the Ebola outbreak, including how many cases are really out there, the end of Nigeria’s outbreak, and what the virus actually does.   Lockheed looks for partners on its proposed fusion reactorLast week, defense firm Lockheed Martin revealed a few details on a secret project: building a “compact fusion reactor,” a working reactor about 1/10 the size of current efforts. Now, the leader of the project says that Lockheed’s decision to lift the lid on its secret effort is an attempt to gather a scientific team and find partners.Acoustic tags track ‘frenzy swimming’ in baby sea turtlesAs soon as a baby sea turtle hatches, it races to the water’s edge and vanishes into the waves. Scientists have never been able to follow the hatchlings—until now. Using acoustic tags, they’ve finally figured out what the tiny turtles get up to once they’re in the water.Oldest human genome reveals when our ancestors had sex with NeandertalsIt’s the question that keeps anthropologists up at night: Who had sex with whom, and when? Now, DNA from an ancient femur bone has revealed that humans and Neandertals were mating and mixing about 52,000 to 58,000 years ago—a much smaller window than the previous best estimate.Neuroscientists speak out against brain game hypeAging baby boomers and seniors would be better off going for a hike than sitting down in front of one of the many video games designed to aid the brain, a group of nearly 70 researchers asserted this week in a critique of some of the claims made by the brain-training industry. Bile-making microbe fights off germ behind chronic diarrheaScientists have identified a specific gut bacterium that helps fight against the diarrhea-inducing and sometimes life-threatening bacterium Clostridium difficile. If the treatment works in people, it could provide an alternative to one of the current treatments for C. difficile—poop transplants.last_img read more

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