An antidepressant and a heart disease drug both protect mice against Ebola

People infected with Ebola might one day find themselves treating the virus with drugs originally intended to tackle depression and heart disease. By screening more than 2,500 existing drugs, scientists have identified 30 FDA-approved drugs that appeared to kill the Ebola virus in cultured cells. Among then, the antidepressant Zoloft and heart disease drug Vascor [...]

The USB drive of the future is already here

Take a close look at this Dual USB Flash Drive from SanDisk. The company name doesn't matter so much as the shape and function of the thing: we're about to see every USB stick transform into such a dual-plug peripheral very soon indeed. USB-C, the thin connector on the right, is the hot new port [...]