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Aug. 01, 2014

Ebola Outbreak Continues in West Africa

Ebola specialist Daniel Bausch provides an on-the-ground view of treating the disease in West Africa.

How Ultramarathons Affect the Heart, Blood, and Brain

Exercise scientists Tamara Hew-Butler and Greg Whyte talk about how the body changes after dozens of hours in motion.

Can Animals Go Mad?

From depressed dogs to anxious gorillas, author Laurel Braitman explores mental illness in animals.

Tapping Into Musical Memory

A new documentary, Alive Inside, exposes the connections between music and memory.

Can’t Stop Worrying? Blame It on Your Habenula

The habenula is a pea-sized part of the brain that tracks our expectations of negative events.

Will Big Data Answer Big Questions on Health?

Google's latest big idea is called "Baseline Study"—an effort to catalog the DNA of thousands of healthy people, along with their blood, urine, saliva, breath, and tears.

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Oarfish: The Ultimate Fish Tale

Thought to the be inspiration of sea serpent stories, the monstrously long oarfish provokes wonder in nearly all who witness it. Yet despite our fascination, little is known about this fish, its lifecycle, and how it navigates its deep-sea environment.

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