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?
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.
Russia’s jails hold danger to AIDS/HIV patients world wide: a large pool of contagious multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis patients.
We know how geckos stick to dry surfaces – and now researchers have isolated the proteins responsible for a starfish’s underwater adhesive abilities.
There’s a new type of gene therapy: Suppressing non-coding RNA, or eRNA. is the primary target in treatment of disease-causing genes.