Several possibly exposed to U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated

80 People Being Monitored After Contact With Ebola Patient

80 People Being Monitored After Contact With Ebola Patient

DALLAS (Reuters) – More than 80 people had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, health officials said Thursday, as four members of the patient’s family were quarantined as a precaution. Continue reading

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Immortal jellyfish: Does it really live forever?

 

While it is often joked that cats have nine lives, a certain species of jellyfish has been deemed “immortal” by scientists who have observed its ability to, when in crisis, revert its cells to their earliest form and grow anew. That means that these tiny creatures, 4 mm to 5 mm long, potentially have infinite lives.

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