A doctor is giving a vaccine to a patient

Ebola: experimental vaccine trial an 'unqualified success'

One-Minute Read Thu 27 Nov, AT 10:16

Early human tests suggest the drug is safe and may help immune systems fight Ebola, but more trials are needed

Health workers

Ebola virus factfile: what you need to know

Briefing Wed 26 Nov, AT 15:57

West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus

Slum area with poor sanitation in Antananarivo, Madagascar

Plague in Madagascar: fears of 'rapid spread' in capital city

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 12:45

'Black Death' disease kills 47 people and spreads to the densely populated capital of Antananarivo

Health workers from in Sierra Leone's stand near a corpse

Ebola: infected bodies dumped outside hospital in Sierra Leone

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 11:48

Burial workers discard bodies in protest over unpaid wages as government admits money has 'gone missing'

Circumcision instruments

Denmark to debate male circumcision ban

Talking Point Wed 26 Nov, AT 09:15

Almost three-quarters of Danes say circumcision of boys should be restricted or banned

Customers use wireless devices at a coffee shop

Why your smartphone might be putting your spine at risk

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 10:49

Hunching over devices is wreaks havoc on our posture and puts us at risk of serious back pain

Philae lander descending onto the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet

Rosetta comet is an alien ship, and 5 other space conspiracies

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Nov, AT 14:43

Nasa has been busy covering up an alien discovery and guarding humans from the edge of the Earth

Surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet as seen from the Philae lande

Rosetta's comet lander 'sniffs out' building blocks of life

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Nov, AT 10:14

Scientists hopeful that evidence beamed back by Philae will provide clues about the origins of life

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