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Oct. 31, 2014

Ebola Vaccines Fast-Tracked As Outbreak Slows

Jon Cohen, a staff writer covering the outbreak for Science magazine, says that despite the vaccines’ success in monkeys, their efficacy in humans is far from guaranteed.

Could This 3-D Printer Print Itself?

This week, HP announced its new 3-D printer, which it claims can print materials strong enough to lift up a car—and do it 10 times faster than anything on the market today.

Scientists Sniff Smelly Comet

The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.

Countering Memory Loss With Cocoa Compounds

Researchers try to counteract age-related memory decline with cocoa flavanols.

Creature Double Feature

Witness two tales that will make your skin crawl and your mind reel with fear and curiosity.

Doctors ‘Unwrap’ a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy

Radiologists use CT scans to piece together the life, and death, of Egyptian mummies.

A Haunted House Turned Scientists’ Lab

Scientists turn Pittsburgh’s ScareHouse into a real-world lab to discover why some brains thrive on fear.

Behind the Monster Music: Why Some Tunes Scare Us

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin and Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis discuss the neuroscience of spooky songs.

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Creature Double Feature: Zombies and Bloodsuckers

Witness two tales that will make your skin crawl and your mind reel with fear and curiosity.

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