What Happens When You Thaw Anthrax?

A large majority of climate change scientists agree that the warming of the Earth is already affecting humans and wildlife. Many news articles focus on how the temperature will directly affect wildlife habitats. For example, polar bears’ habitats are melting at a faster rate than ever before (1). However, BBC released a comprehensive article explaining … More What Happens When You Thaw Anthrax?

Kuru: An Important Factor To Consider Before Starting That Cannibalism Diet

While not exactly common, the practice of eating a member of one’s own species isn’t a rare occurrence in the animal kingdom. However, modern humans have pretty much agreed that cannibalism is wrong. Prior to a current-day, universal stance against cannibalism, a few societies still practiced eating human flesh. Papua New Guinea is known for … More Kuru: An Important Factor To Consider Before Starting That Cannibalism Diet

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Detecting infectious disease has always been vital to scientists. Recent discoveries propose that blood-sucking flies can act as a medium for scientists or people of a similar field to detect certain diseases that are present in animals but have not yet spread to humans. How does this help specifically? Global outbreaks like Ebola and Zika … More Tsetse!