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Up-Close and Underwater with the Nile Crocodile

SCIENCE | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
"That gleaming row of white teeth" was Anderson Cooper's first sign that a deadly Nile crocodile was staring right at him.

Ebola Virus Infects Two Americans in West Africa

SCIENCE | Jul 29
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, two Americans working to stop the spread of the virus have become infected themselves. Dr. John LaPook reports on the deadly disease.

Arrest Made in White Powder Hoax

SCIENCE | Jul 29
The FBI has arrested a Texas man in connection with hundreds of white powder hoax letters sent to schools, businesses and government offices. Nobody was hurt by any of the mailings but first responders spent thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars.

Rare Tornado Tears Through Boston Area

SCIENCE | Jul 29
Extreme weather conditions continued to pop up across the country, as the Boston-area saw its first tornado since record keeping began in 1950. The same weather system also dumped softball-sized hail in eastern Tennessee, & dumped torrential rain on Ohio.

Rachel Brosnahan, left, as Abby Isaacs, in a scene from the TV series, "Manhattan."

Scientists Make Love, War Weapons in 'Manhattan'

SCIENCE | Jul 25
"Manhattan" debuts Sunday (9 p.m. EDT) on cable channel WGN America. The drama is set in a makeshift, desolate Southwestern desert community, one of several that sprang up as part of the Manhattan Project aiming to beat Nazi Germany to the bomb.

Dr. Kamel Khalili

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

Army Intelligence System Pulled from Key Test

SCIENCE | By Ken Dilanian | Jul 21
Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

Hemispherx will co-sponsor the clinical trials

South Africa Approves Hemishpherx Interferon Study

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Jul 21
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonĀ® N, the only FDA approved natural interferon.

Historic Footage :: 70s-Era Mind Control in Locker Room

SCIENCE | Jul 19
From the archives of 60 Minutes, a look back at Morley Safer's 1975 report on a bizarre strategy one pro baseball team used to gain an edge.

Eye Tests May Help Detect Alzheimer's

SCIENCE | Jul 17
Researchers announced a new technique that may help detect Alzheimer's decades before diagnosis. They're looking for signs of it in the most unusual place: the eye. Don Dahler reports.

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va.

Obama Presses for More Lasting Highway Funding

SCIENCE | By Nedra Pickler | Jul 15
At the highway research center, Obama glimpsed developing technologies that he said would one day make cars smart enough to know whether another vehicle is coming around a blind corner or to let the driver know whether a detour would save time and fuel.