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Fixing Our National Infrastructure Requires Fixing Our Science Infrastructure

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 10.19.2016 | Science
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

Congress has finally approved a stop gap spending bill that provides funding -- $1.1 billion - to fight the Zika virus. The money comes at the same time that new Zika transmission zones have been found in Florida and the first group of babies of mothers in Puerto Rico known to have been exposed to the virus in their first trimester are being born.

Lynne Peeples

Bioterror Death Germs Thrive In Labs, Nature, As U.S. Funding Withers | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.10.2012 | Green

Part of a series investigating the complex links between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. In early October 2001, just da...

Doomsday Clock Announcement...Are We Closer To 'Midnight'?

LiveScience/The Huffington Post | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The 'Doomsday Clock' has been moved forward. We're now 5 'minutes from midnight.' View a live stream of the announcement and rationale here. ...

Resurrecting History's Pathogens: No Oversight for A Dangerous Business

Dr. Lynn C. Klotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Lynn C. Klotz

Humans have been ravaged throughout history by pandemics ranging from bubonic plague to super-lethal flu. Then they became history -- at least we thought they did.