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· June, 2014

Stories about Science from June, 2014

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Mapping the 567 Ebola Cases in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

  24 June 2014

On June 16, 49 new Ebola cases, 12 of them deadly, were reported by the WHO. Bart Janssens, director of operations of The international NGO Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF)) released a statement saying that:   The epidemic is out of control, with the appearance of new sites in...

Kazakhstan Has an Antelope That Can Predict the World Cup Winner (or Does It?)

  12 June 2014

Kazakhstan's most mischievous satirical blog, Kazaxia, is up to its old tricks again, reporting on the saiga antelope that has potentially ruined bookmakers worldwide by predicting the winner of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with its timeless steppe wisdom. As Kazaxia writes: A shaman contacted kazaxia about the psychic saiga – it...

Jamaica: Girls In Science

  6 June 2014

Cucumber Juice explains why it's important for her to raise money to upgrade her old high school's science lab – because it's the place where she learned to be confident, because real learning is interconnected, and because “girls need to know that we can be scientists too.”

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