Vultures: the acid-puking, plague-busting heroes of the ecosystem – Kenny Coogan

Vultures: the acid-puking, plague-busting heroes of the ecosystem – Kenny Coogan

In the grasslands of Mauritania, a gazelle suffering from tuberculosis takes its last breath. Collapsing near a small pool, the animal’s corpse threatens to infect the water. But for the desert’s cleanup crew, this body isn’t a problem: it’s a feast. Weighing up to 10 kilograms and possessing a wingspan of nearly 3 meters, theRead More Vultures: the acid-puking, plague-busting heroes of the ecosystem – Kenny Coogan

We’re melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs

We’re melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs

In December 2016, a remote community in Siberia experienced a mysterious outbreak. 90 people were hospitalized, and a 12-year-old boy died. Soon, Russian officials identified what had killed him: The deadly infectious disease anthrax. The outbreak had started among reindeer. To contain the spread, they burned over 2,000 reindeer carcasses. The strange thing was, thereRead More We’re melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs

Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis

Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis

Professor Dave here, let’s talk about anthrax. Anthrax is a disease that is most recently famous for being sent through the mail as a biological weapon. But what is it exactly? Anthrax is an ancient disease, and many researchers believe we can trace it all the way back to the year 700 BC in ancientRead More Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis

CDC Probing Accidental Shipping Of Anthrax

CDC Probing Accidental Shipping Of Anthrax

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL IS INVESTIGATING A POTENTIALLY DEADLY MISTAKE BY THE U.S. MILITARY. PENTAGON OFFICIALS SAY LIVE ANTHRAX BACTERIA WAS ACCIDENTALLY SHIPPED TO LABS IN AS MANY AS NINE STATES. SUSAN MCGINNIS REPORTS ON WHAT THE GOVERNMENT IS DOING ABOUT IT. CLOSE TO TWO DOZEN PEOPLE AT A U.S. AIR FORCE BASE INRead More CDC Probing Accidental Shipping Of Anthrax

How Safe from Anthrax Attacks Are We?

How Safe from Anthrax Attacks Are We?

david willman is author of the new book the mirage man bruce ivins the anthrax attacks in america’s rush to warn it was david’s reporting for the los angeles times that brought to light the explosive first look at the velopment surrounding the two thousand one anthrax letters tax pleasure to speak with you didRead More How Safe from Anthrax Attacks Are We?

Norman Reedus Jumps On Stage And Rocks Out With Anthrax | TMZ TV

Norman Reedus Jumps On Stage And Rocks Out With Anthrax | TMZ TV

>>WE GOT NORMAN REEDUS FROM “THE WALKING DEAD’,” JAMMING OUT ON BASS WITH THIS HARD-CORE METAL BAND CALLED ANTHRAX.>>CALLED ANTHRAX. YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF ANTHRAX? HARVEY: EVEN I KNOW ANTHRAX. IT’S A HUGE BAND.>>THERE’S THIS BAND CALLED ACT D.C. [LAUGHTER]>>EITHER WAY, HE KILLED ON STAGE. ♪♪ HE’S RIGHT THERE WITH HIM THOUGH. HARVEY: HE’S GOOD?>>HE’SRead More Norman Reedus Jumps On Stage And Rocks Out With Anthrax | TMZ TV