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CDC Shuts Down Army Lab’s Disease Research
CDC Shuts Down Army Lab’s Disease Research
Shawna Williams | Aug 6, 2019
The agency cites lapses in biosafety procedures at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in Maryland.
Industry-Funded Pesticide Data Problematic, Study ShowsIndustry-Funded Pesticide Data Problematic, Study Shows
Industry-Funded Pesticide Data Problematic, Study Shows
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 27, 2018
Scrutinizing a company’s study on a widely used pesticide, chlorpyrifos, academic researchers find shortcomings in analyses and public disclosures of results.
Plague Ravaging Madagascar
Plague Ravaging Madagascar
Kerry Grens | Oct 10, 2017
Nearly four dozen people have died.
Human Fleas and Lice Spread Black Death
Human Fleas and Lice Spread Black Death
Ashley Yeager | Jan 16, 2018
A new study suggests that the plague, which killed millions of people, was not transmitted by rats.
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Image of the Day: Bubonic Plague
Image of the Day: Bubonic Plague
The Scientist Staff | Jun 5, 2013
The plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis (yellow) adheres to spines (purple) on the inside of a flea's digestive tract.
The Strange and Stranger Case of Wyndham Lathem
The Strange and Stranger Case of Wyndham Lathem
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 24, 2017
A Northwestern University plague researcher has been charged with a brutal murder. Here’s what we know about him.
Black Death Pathogen Extinct?
Tia Ghose | Aug 29, 2011
The Yersinia pestis strain extracted from the bones of Black Death victims may no longer exist.
Plague Outbreak in Madagascar
Plague Outbreak in Madagascar
Karen Zusi | Sep 8, 2015
Pneumonic plague last month claimed 10 lives in 13 days, the World Health Organization reports.
Plague may have killed researcher
Jef Akst | Sep 21, 2009
A University of Chicago geneticist studying the genetics of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, may have died from exposure to a weakened strain he worked with in the laboratory. Wayson stain of Yersinia pestisImage: Wikimedia commons, US Center for Disease Control linkurl:Malcolm J. Casadaban;http://molbio.bsd.uchicago.edu/Faculty_and_Research/02_Faculty_by_Graduate_Program/05_Cell_&_Molecular_Biology.php?faculty_id=32 died on September 13. Autopsy results on Friday (September

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