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Why You Should Avoid Pork

Why You Should Avoid Pork

If you’re at all familiar with the Bible you’ll probably remember that in it God specifically instructed His people not to eat pork and shellfish. 1,101 more words


The Other "Heavy-Lifting"

By the end of our field work, we should have several tubes full of preserved bees, a hard drive full of pictures (about 10 of which will be any good), and plenty of blogworthy/non-blogworthy stories (hopefully none of which involve malaria). 494 more words

Field Update

Imperfect vaccines could make viruses more dangerous, at least in chickens

The vaccines widely used by humans today — especially those used to protect children against mumps, measles, and other potentially deadly ailments — are what we’d call “perfect” vaccines. 76 more words

The Washington Post

Direct Action Viruses

Direct Action Viruses

These viruses mainly replicate or take action once they are executed. When a certain condition is met, the viruses will act by infecting the files in the directory or the folder specified in the AUTOEXEC.BAT. 24 more words

Clean Your Kitchen With UV Light

The rising popularity of UV disinfectants has been exceptional to say the least; however, a lot of people are still skeptical if they work or not. 336 more words


Ebola on the Web - 20 years on

I have already done a partial retrospective on having been reporting on Ebola haemorrhagic fever viruses for just over 20 years – but I totally forgot to commemorate that I have been producing Web pages for just over 21! 525 more words

General Virology