Posts in: Ebola

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

Chimpanzee research was once done for the benefit of humans. Now, some researchers think it’s essential for saving the great apes.

By | Posted February 17, 2017

High school student wins Google Science Fair grand prize with rapid Ebola test

High school student wins Google Science Fair grand prize with rapid Ebola test

Her test has a sophisticated design, but isn’t ready for production

By | Posted February 29, 2016

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

Fast, portable DNA tests are a powerful new tool for fighting disease — and more

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Going viral

Going viral

Scientists are exploring a hidden side of the microbiome with hopes for patient benefits

By | Posted January 23, 2016

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book “Spillover”

By | Posted November 23, 2012