Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
August 1, 2014|
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
July 28, 2014|
Health officials report the first case of Ebola virus disease outside of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. A 40-year-old man has died in Nigeria.
July 25, 2014|
A high-security tuberculosis lab at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may return to transferring hazardous materials.
July 24, 2014|
African elephants have more genes for olfactory receptors than dogs or humans, a study shows.
July 23, 2014|
A former graduate student says he feels slighted by a failure to attribute his contributions to a line of research regarding the salinity tolerances of an invasive species.
July 23, 2014|
The former head of a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention biosecurity lab has left his post amidst safety retooling at government labs.
July 18, 2014|
Flying dinos, genetic pacemakers, and dangerous microbes on the loose
July 15, 2014|
After a string of incidents leading to lab closures and a moratorium on the transfer of select agents, US labs are reassessing safety threats within their own walls.
July 11, 2014|
Following recent high-profile safety lapses in government labs, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has placed a moratorium on movement of biological materials from BSL-3 and BSL-4 facilities.
July 10, 2014|
The effects of neonicotinoid use on insect populations appear to be rippling through the food chain, scientists show.