To protect the public’s health, scientists working on things like anthrax and bird flu keep those diseases in “high-containment labs.” Yet, government agencies have mistakenly shipped live samples of anthrax from such labs, raising some serious management questions. 49 more words
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Lyme Disease on Plum Island: Fringe Conspiracy Theory or Government Cover-up?
By Smaranda Dumitru
As an animal disease center Plum Island has been the focus of many dark government conspiracies, from top secret biological weapon experimentation during the Cold War to the working ground for Nazi scientists recruited after World War II. 1,770 more words
I had to walk out onto the salt marshes to get this shot. It was, as you’d imagine, pretty wet. It was an interesting sunset though… 6 more words