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January 29, 2018

Eliminating Doubt In The Vaccine Controversy

There are very few topics more polarizing today than the vaccine controversy. For the majority of people, it is insane to believe that vaccines could somehow develop into a public hazard, given that they may have saved hundreds of millions of lives by bringing smallpox, diphtheria, tetanus, yellow fever, whooping cough, polio,

parasite
March 7, 2017

Parasite: The Mischievous Guide To A Healthy Life

I call him Edgar because he doesn’t like to be called “parasite.” The classic Greek nomer (‘para’ means beside, and ‘sitos’ means food) doesn’t explain his nature. Most people who hear the word, visualize a worm that hasn’t shaved for weeks, with tiny antennas, living in a cabin in your

synthia
January 3, 2017

The Inception Of Synthia

From Madonna to roundworms, genomes contain all the information needed to build an organism. This is a story of a biotech genius who went on to do just that after struggling with his own existence. The implications of his reassembling life’s codes are profound, both good and bad.

CDC corruption
November 25, 2016

CDC Corruption: A Betrayal Of Public Trust

“We are a group of scientists at CDC who are very concerned about the current state of ethics at our agency,” stated a letter addressed to the CDC Chief of Staff, Carmen S. Villar, by more than a dozen senior scientists at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, on