Archive: 12/11/2007

New genetic lineage of Ebola virus discovered in great apes

Since its discovery 30 years ago, Ebolavirus has struck repeatedly in several epidemics breaking out mainly in Central Africa. Gorillas and chimpanzees are also victims of the violent haemorrhagic fever attacks the virus ...

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DNA advances fuel racism fears

New developments in genetics are advancing medicine, but some scientists and advocates fear they could be misinterpreted as support for racist theories.

dateNov 12, 2007 in Genetics
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Emergency response

Disasters are getting worse it seems but the federal government's preparedness has been limited to helping after a disaster has occurred. On the other hand, local organizations often do not have the resources or the training ...

dateNov 12, 2007 in Other
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