Latest Bird Flu News

A healthy ocean needs viruses.
Saturday July 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM

The word virus conjures up hard-to-shake colds and swine flu, but these tiny microbes are far more than just the culprits behind annoying human ailments. They play an integral role in life on the planet, and a new study has shown that for marine viruses, that role is more complex than we thought.

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Swine flu linked to Parkinson’s like brain changes.
Friday July 21st 2017, 2:00 PM

Growing evidence suggests that neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s may develop in part due to environmental factors, including infections that can cause inflammation in the nervous system.

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How a wildlife biologist became a plague-chaser in the American Southwest.
Wednesday July 19th 2017, 2:00 PM

When there’s a suspected outbreak of plague around Flagstaff, Arizona, the authorities know to call David Wagner.

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The next deadly virus could be born where animals and humans mix in a Third World slum.
Tuesday July 18th 2017, 2:00 PM

Scientists worry the next devastating disease could be born where animals and humans mix in a Third World slum – then cross the globe. Zika may have been a preview.

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How live animal markets create a perfect storm for bird flu.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 2:00 PM

A unique U.S. study, recently presented at a scientific meeting in Hong Kong, helps to explain why.

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Michael Mann did not sabotage his law suit, but deniers are sabotaging the planet.
Sunday July 09th 2017, 2:00 PM

It starts with a very simple question: Is global warming real and human caused? It ends with a very simple answer: Yes to both. But in the middle we have, like every other good story, sex, intrigue, and intriguing sex.

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