Peter Leone

Jul. 15, 2011

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Found In Japan

A new multi-drug resistant strain of gonorrhea has been found in Japan.

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May. 27, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word "Syphilis"

Medical historian Dr. Howard Markel and STD expert Dr. Peter Leone discuss the history of syphilis.

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Apr. 15, 2011

Even Without Symptoms, Herpes Can Spread

A Journal of the American Medical Association study says people with no symptoms can shed the virus.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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