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ebola

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Ebola, hackers drive Dictionary.com word of the year: 'Exposure'

Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.

By November 19, 2014

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How robots may be used to help fight Ebola

As the virus continues to ravage parts of Africa, scientists and engineers at US universities are brainstorming ways tech and robots ​can help in the crisis. And robotics researchers at UC Berkeley are part of the discussion, as CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By November 6, 2014

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014

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How robots could be used to fight Ebola

As more people die from the virus, robotics experts are looking for ways to enlist robots in the fight to contain Ebola in the coming months and years.

By November 8, 2014

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Facebook takes steps to fight Ebola

The company is helping out with health education and emergency voice and data services, and giving its users an easy way to make donations.

By November 6, 2014

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LG to donate 2,000 smartphones to UN's Ebola effort

The phones will go to healthcare workers and other people sent by the United Nations to combat the deadly disease in West Africa.

By October 23, 2014

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Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones to help Ebola fight

The company says that the phones, worth about $1 million, will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

By October 21, 2014

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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BBC turns to WhatsApp to share Ebola information

Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.

By October 16, 2014

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The Zuckerbergs' $25M to fight Ebola: Priscilla Chan explains

Two days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the donation, his wife says the goal is "to be able to keep Ebola to a confined state, where we can aggressively intervene."

By October 16, 2014