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Oct 312014
 
Ebola Outbreak May Hold Lessons for Handling Samples from Mars | Space.com

Space.com asked some key astrobiologists if today’s Ebola outbreak might have any lessons for future sample-return plans from Mars. “While the Ebola situation bears no resemblance to a sample-return mission to Mars, there is a concern that the public could link the two if not properly informed,” said John Rummel, a professor of biology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

Oct 302014
 
Event looks at city growth | Daily Reflector

A detailed presentation was given at the event Tuesday by Uptown Greenville Director Bianca Shoneman to bring attendees — including government officials, business owners and others — up to date on the progress in the city’s downtown area. Ron Mitchelson, interim provost at East Carolina University, also gave a presentation on the urban geography of the area.