David Relman

Oct. 28, 2011

Scientific Case Still Open On 2001 Anthrax Attacks

New reports question whether scientific evidence against the prime suspect was ready for court.

911, 9-11, 9/11, september 11, anthrax, terrorism, forensics, crime

Nov. 21, 2008

A Community of Thousands -- In Your Gut

We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your gut. New work published this week indicates that the human intestines may be home to over 5,600 different bacterial species and strains.

bacteria, gut, intestine, digestive

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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