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.
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.
Think GMOs are unnatural? Think again: Horizontal Gene Transfer, the exchange of genetic material between unrelated organisms, occurs in both plants and animals during evolution.
Zoos have breeding programs to maintain numbers of various animals in captivity. What’s the reasoning behind the killing of Marius the giraffe?