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Erec Stebbins
Erec Stebbins is the author of the new thriller The Ragnarök Conspiracy, which took root in him after he witnessed the destruction of Sept. 11, 2001, from his Manhattan apartment. He received a degree in physics from Oberlin College in 1992, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Cornell University in 1999. He previously co-authored a science textbook and was interviewed by The New York Times. He is a “religious liberal, a skeptical inquirer and an emotional theist.” He currently lives and works in New York City as a scientist and professor in biomedical research.

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Doomsday Microbes: Is Some Science Too Dangerous to Permit?

(17) Comments | Posted November 29, 2012 | 6:13 PM

In Stephen King's The Stand, Armageddon is born from a U.S. military bioweapons project to engineer a deadly form of the flu. The beginning chapters of the thriller predictably tell the story of the virus' escape and epidemic rampage through the world, killing most of the human population. While the...

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