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Scientists Develop Ebola-fighting Robots

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Dive into the technology scientists are developing to fight viruses with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from March 26, 2015.

How Does a Computer Diagnose Cancer?

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Discover how strides in artificial intelligence assist doctors with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from May 12, 2015.

Doctors Need Cheaper, Faster Ways to Detect Ebola Virus

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See what is being done to update diagnostic tests used in the fight against Ebola with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 5, 2015.

The Doctor Will See You Now… Online

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Find out how technology is changing the way doctors see patients with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from July 13, 2015.

Ebola Outbreak in Africa Claims Nearly 900 Lives

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Four African nations are fighting to contain the largest outbreak in history of Ebola, a virus with no cure. Update your students with the latest on the health crisis with this PBS NewsHour video and educational materials from August 5th, 2014.

Nasal Spray May Be Lifesaver for Snake Bite Victims

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Snakes! Show your students how applied science works with this PBS NewsHour story on treating snake bites from June 19, 2014. Although snake bites are rarely fatal in the United States, every year about 100,000 people die worldwide after being bitten by venomous snakes. A California doctor has developed a nasal spray treatment that halts paralysis before they reach a hospital.

Mourners Remember Victims Following Orlando Tragedy | PBS NewsHour

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Learn how mourners are remembering the victims following the Orlando tragedy with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 13, 2016.