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A new mathematical model of the way the disease spreads in West Africa predicts that the Ebola epidemic should be over by the middle of the spring.
Harassment has become a major issue online. Twitter’s efforts to crack down on problem users might suggest a broader solution.
The cost of solar has fallen to a point where it can compete with grid power in some places.
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on a method of treating diabetes.
A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
A college is the first place in Africa to benefit from a wireless technology that takes advantage of unused radio frequencies – an approach Microsoft is pushing across the continent.
To prevent breaches companies must strictly control which employees can access sensitive data.
Social scientists have never understood why some countries are more corrupt than others. But the first study that links corruption with wealth could help change that.