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Ebola Virus Cured in Monkeys a Full Day After Infection

The Ebola virus—one of the world's deadliest diseases—has a kill rate of 90 percent. That's largely because the best current treatment must be applied within one hour of infection.

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Ebola Virus Cured in Monkeys a Full Day After Infection

Story contains video Source: Popular Science, Thu June 14, 2012
The Ebola virus—one of the world's deadliest diseases—has a kill rate of 90 percent. That's largely because the best current treatment must be applied within one hour of infection.

Resurrected: woolly mammoth blood protein

Source: New Scientist, Sun May 02, 2010
Floating in a test tube in a lab in Winnipeg, Canada, is a tiny speck of woolly mammoth – a blood protein which may explain how the animals coped with the cold of an ice age.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Retailers face fine for using plastic bags

Source: Toronto Star, Tue April 03, 2007
Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Canada - Paper or plastic soon won't be an option for a northern Manitoba town.

Experimental artificial lung saves baby

Source: CBC, Sat February 17, 2007
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - A baby boy is alive today thanks to a groundbreaking surgical setup pioneered in Winnipeg, doctors said Friday.

Conservationists rejoice at return of burrowing owl

Source: CBC, Sun July 16, 2006
Manitoba - Five years ago, Manitoba's burrowing owls pulled a disappearing act.

New law protects provincial ‘whistleblowers’

Source: CBC, Tue May 09, 2006
Winnipeg, Manitoba - Employees who report wrongdoings in the province's public sector would be protected under wide-ranging new "whistleblower" legislation introduced in the legislature Monday.

Manitoba moves to protect its rivers and lakes

Source: Star Phoenix, Thu January 05, 2006
Winnipeg, Manitoba - Manitoba now has greater power to protect its water quality.

Ontario, Manitoba to extend daylight time in 2007

Source: CTV, Sat October 22, 2005
Toronto, Canada - That perennial harbinger of winter -- the rollback of the clock that signals the inevitable onset of winter -- will soon be delayed, at least in Ontario and Manitoba.

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