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Help Wanted: Unlikely Geniuses To Solve Public Health Problems

The Grand Challenge is a new tradition in the world of public health: asking anyone (and everyone) to come up with innovations. The latest assignment: design cooler protective gear for Ebola teams.

Where In The World Is Kim Jong Un?

The North Korean dictator hasn't been seen in more than a month, leading to speculation he might have been deposed or is merely indisposed.

Smen Is Morocco's Funky Fermented Butter That Lasts For Years

Like Indian ghee, smen evolved as a way to keep a tasty cooking fat around for a long time. But smen is blessed with a flavor and aroma that's a lot like blue cheese.

4 Things We've Learned About Enterovirus D68, And 1 Mystery

The outbreak of serious respiratory illness in children was a big surprise; it was caused by an obscure virus rarely seen in the U.S. Two doctors on the front lines explain what they've learned.

'Mass Mobs' Aim To Keep Pews Full At Old Churches

Every month, a group in Detroit picks a church that could use an influx of parishioners to fill its pews and collection baskets. Word spreads on Facebook, and come Sunday, the church is buzzing.

Wrong! 3 Recent Reports That May Surprise You

So maybe we don't know everything about health and wealth and sexuality.

Hospital: Condition Of Spanish Nurse With Ebola Is Deteriorating

The hospital declined to elaborate on details of Teresa Romero Ramos, 44, who was admitted earlier this week after apparently contracting the disease from a patient she was treating.

The War With No Name

After two months, the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria has not yet dealt a major blow to the Islamic State. And the Pentagon still hasn't come up with a moniker for the operation.

The Dream Of Ridiculous Men

For four decades, U2 has delivered huge rock songs and taken shots for being too serious. The band's new album, Songs of Innocence, provides a key to its long search for universal significance.

Turkey: Unilateral Ground Operation Against ISIS 'Unrealistic'

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country cannot be expected to go it alone to protect Kurds inside Syria against militants with the self-declared Islamic State.

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