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Why One Public Health Expert Thinks Airport Ebola Screening Won't Work

The U.S. will soon set up screening procedures, according to the CDC. But one expert questions the usefulness of screens. And history backs him up.

High Tides And Sea Level Rise Threaten Georgia's Coast

A report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists examines how rising sea levels and flooding over the next 15 to 30 years is predicted to increase by ten-fold.

So A Global Economist Walks Into A Comedy Club ...

Yoram Bauman is an economist. And a stand-up comic. Who makes jokes about climate change and global development, among other topics. At the Inter-American Development Bank this week, he killed!

Voters Will Get Their Say On GMO Labeling In Colorado And Oregon

Similar measures calling for labeling genetically modified foods have failed in recent years in California and Washington, and Vermont is being sued for the labeling law it enacted earlier this year.

Scientists Share Chemistry Nobel For Breakthrough In Microscopy

Two Americans and a German get the prestigious prize for pushing back the limits of what was long thought of as an insurmountable barrier to viewing individual molecules.

Eating Comfort Foods May Not Be So Comforting After All

It's tempting to seek out the mac and cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.