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Crime Fighting Coyotes Chase and Help Arrest Fugitive

Crime Fighting Coyotes Chase and Help Arrest Fugitive

Buzz60 (Oct. 28, 2014) While on the run from the police, Daniel Rice was forced to call 911 for help after being chased by a pack of wild coyotes. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the story. Video provided by Buzz60
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Expert: Mandatory Quarantines Won't Curb Ebola

Expert: Mandatory Quarantines Won't Curb Ebola

AP (Oct. 28, 2014) As the CDC Ebola guidelines evolve and states enact mandatory quarantines in the name of public safety, experts say health care workers may think twice about volunteering to help stop the deadly virus. (Oct. 28) Video provided by AP
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Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 22, 2014) Inspired by the way a chameleon changes its colour to disguise itself; scientists in Poland want to replace traditional camouflage paint with thousands of electrochromic plates that will continuously change colour to blend with its surroundings. The first PL-01 concept tank prototype will be tested within a few years, with scientists predicting that a similar technology could even be woven into the fabric of a soldiers' clothing making them virtually invisible to the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Cuddly Ebola Toy Almost Wiped out

Cuddly Ebola Toy Almost Wiped out

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 20, 2014) All three versions of an Ebola virus toy are sold out on a website that markets plush dolls of microscopic organisms. Tara Cleary reports. Video provided by Reuters
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