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The human population explosion – commonly attributed to the industrial era of the 18th and 19th centuries – actually began nearly 2,000 years ago at a time when society organized enough to allow families to grow and take advantage of economies of scale.  (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Study: Modern Human Population Explosion Began 2,000 Years Ago

The human population explosion – commonly attributed to the industrial era of the 18th and 19th centuries – actually began nearly 2,000 years ago at a time when society organized enough to allow families to grow and take advantage of economies of scale.

09/03/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Dr. Brantly: ‘God Saved My Life’

The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.

08/21/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Researchers Don’t Know How To Stop Ebola From Seeding New Outbreaks

A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola: No one knows exactly where the virus comes from or how to stop it from seeding new outbreaks.

08/18/2014

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American Nurse With Ebola To Leave Liberia Tuesday

Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.

08/03/2014

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CDC: ‘The Bottom Line Is Ebola Is Worsening In West Africa’

NEW YORK (CBS Atlanta/AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to […]

08/01/2014

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Doctor Claims That Dogs Understand What Humans Say To Them

Dr. Greg Berns of Emory University wants to prove that a dog really does understand what its owner is saying to them.

07/22/2014

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Study: Elephants Comfort Each Other In Distress

A new study has found that elephants comfort each other in moment of distress.

02/20/2014

Study suggests a child's risk for obesity starts much earlier than previously believed. (Getty Images)

Study: Child Obesity Risk Starts Before School Age

Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.

01/30/2014

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Emory University Offers Counseling Service To Expectant Mothers

Emory University’s medical school has announced a new counseling service to provide information about pregnancy and early motherhood.

11/19/2013

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Best College Productions To See This Year In Atlanta

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get a little culture and enjoy a night out at the theater in Atlanta. We have selected a few of the best college productions coming up this fall.

10/14/2013

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