The Yin and Yang of Fear
On a rainy Thursday morning this October, police blockades, fire trucks and news vans lined Cedar Street outside Yale-New Haven Hospital. A doctoral student, returning from research abroad in Liberia, had been hospitalized with a slight fever — a possible precursor to Ebola.
SCIENCE DISPATCH: Recycling Yourself
<em>This is the fourth article in a WEEKEND series by Aishwarya Vijay. Taking the time to read intense science magazines and research so that we don’t have to, Aishwarya will be giving our faithful readers regular updates and opinions on the field, so we aren’t all taken by surprise when, like, the sun melts.</em> I »
SCIENCE DISPATCH: The Miracle Worm
Apparently, people in China have been eating what they call “Tibetan mushrooms” for years now as a cure-all – asthma, cancer, erectile dysfunction, you name it. So what is a Tibetan mushroom, you ask? Well, perhaps you should finish eating first.