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1 Health experts say controversial bird flu research should be published

A blue-ribbon panel at the World Health Organization has decided that two controversial bird flu studies should go forward and be published in full. Just not yet — not until the public has been inoculated against premature anxiety and hysteria. Here’s WHO’s press release on the meeting. “The group felt…

1 Latest Superbug Not a New Bug, Maybe Not Super. Just Evolution

CDC E. coli Two story themes have come out recently that should remind us that bacteria rule this planet. Bacteria were here first, they constitute most life on the planet, we wouldn’t survive without them and the best we can probably hope for is prudent accommodation. A big story over…