Monkeys Cured of Ebola Zaire Virus with Antibody Cocktail

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A cocktail of three antibodies has been able to cure monkeys infected with the Ebola virus if administered 24 hours or more after exposure. This could imply that a future treatment for humans could be possible. Some of the variants of the Ebola virus kill up to 90% of infected patients, and currently, most treatment regimens only improve survival when administered within an hour of infection.

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Twitter Monkey: #plush #arduino #monkey

Maker Pete Prodoehl recently came up with the Twitter Monkey. What does it do? It tweets, of course, right?

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Monkey Terminator

A monkey controls a robotic arms with its mind. (via delicious ghost)