Saturday, October 4, 2014

The week in 35 photos

The week in 35 photos

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Spectacular video projections

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 07:39 AM PDT

Sydney has had a radical makeover this summer, with the famous Opera House dressed in snakeskin and the underpass dotted with flowers to mark the city's Vivid festival.

Super-bacteria are growing in space

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 07:39 AM PDT

Manned space missions bring with them a plethora of challenges to keep astronauts alive and healthy, especially on long-duration space missions. Astronauts need to breathe, eat, drink, excrete their food and drink, and be kept free of infections to stay healthy enough to do their job. The key to an astronauts' wellbeing has been found, somewhat contradictorily, to be a group of tiny organisms -- bacteria.

Tobacco plant may aid Ebola fight

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 07:36 AM PDT

The tobacco plant's tarnished reputation is getting somewhat of a makeover thanks to pharmaceutical companies and a technique dubbed biopharming.

How do you get rid of Ebola waste?

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 12:02 PM PDT

A medical waste expert explains how to contain and get rid of Ebola contaminated items.

Aircraft carrier's 30-ton gift

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 11:49 AM PDT

The U.S. Navy's oldest nuclear aircraft carrier has given a piece of itself to one the younger carriers in the fleet.

Best towns for fall colors

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 07:34 AM PDT

"Since I was a child my family has made an almost weekly trip to have lunch in Skaneateles," says Rachel Dickinson, based in the nearby New York State town of Ithaca and author of Falconer on the Edge.

Patient with Ebola-like symptoms in D.C.

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 12:46 PM PDT

A Washington hospital says they have isolated a patient with possible Ebola symptoms that recently traveled to Nigeria.

Decision will force closing of most Texas abortion clinics

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 11:48 AM PDT

A federal appeals court ruling that upholds a key portion of a Texas law will effectively close the doors on all but a handful of abortion clinics in the state, abortion rights groups say.

Unseen photos of John and Jacqueline Kennedy's wedding auctioned

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 08:31 AM PDT

A previously unpublished collection of photographs from the wedding of John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy will be auctioned this month.


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