Because there are a large number of deadly viruses that frighten the average scientist, the discovery of a prehistoric type virus may be a cause for worry.
Planned Parenthood’s recent video debut has shocked much of the public – but fetal tissue research has been around for years. Why the debate now?
The tridimensional nature of drugs and their targets is essential for their interaction. This is the core of the receptor concept, which is essential to understand in terms of the design and development of new drugs.
The U.S. sends workers to build hospitals and help with the ebola outbreak – but how well are they screened when they come home? Will South Africa export the virus?
Researchers have found, using radar, that migrating birds fly faster in the spring than in the autumn. How do scientists measure bird flight?
Ebola Virus is spreading out of Africa. Does the U.S. and E.U. have the resources to stop this outbreak of a virus that qualifies as a biological weapon?
The Ebola outbreak is severe; now concentrated in major African cities which have direct links to the United States through international air routes.
Could cooking up 1918-19 Spanish Influenza virus accidentally result in a new influenza pandemic? Recent research in virus labs could be risky for all of us.
Studying ancient outbreaks helps scientists predict future epidemics – and the different plague strains they find means that we may be due for another worldwide pandemic.
Migration patterns in humpback whales are so consistent that the different groups have actually separated into subspecies, according to a new study.