Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a ‘great thing’

Later this month, Paul Pierce will play his first game as a member of the Washington Wizards, which is nearly as weird as what he did 12 months ago, when he played his first game as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. His former teammate in Brooklyn and Boston, Kevin Garnett, still plays in Brooklyn, […]

Yale Researchers Project Spiraling Ebola Numbers Without More International Aid

Without an immediate and substantial increase of international aid, Yale researchers say that the Ebola virus will probably get far worse, resulting in tens of thousands of new cases and deaths by Dec. 15. A mathematical transmission model of the viral disease developed by a team of seven scientists from Yale’s School of Public Health […]

Newark passenger hospitalized with fever came from Sierra Leone

The health care worker who had been under quarantine earlier today has developed a fever and is being evaluated at University Hospital in Newark for the possibility of Ebola, according to the N.J. Department of Health. The unnamed health worker had appeared healthy when she landed at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday, officials said, but […]

Cancer-killing stem cells engineered in lab

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer. In experiments on mice, the stem cells were genetically engineered to produce and secrete toxins which kill brain tumours, without killing normal cells or themselves. Researchers said the next stage was to test the procedure […]