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Jan. 06, 2012

Debate Persists Over Publishing Bird Flu Studies

A microbiologist and a biosecurity expert debate the risks and benefits of publishing two studies.

flu, influenza, academic freedom, biosecurity, bioterror, national security

Nov. 20, 2009

Smallpox

We'll talk about the history of the international effort to eradicate smallpox worldwide.

smallpox, biodefense, bioterror

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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