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By Guest Author On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Failing to Prepare Is Preparing to Fail: 9 Major Calamities That Possibly Await Humankind in the near Future

Every year presents new tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other calamities to the world. Although there are areas that are more affected than others, most people fear the possibility of these disasters occurring More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Parkinson’s disease: Reaching pandemic proportions

New research shows that the number of people with Parkinson’s disease will soon grow to pandemic proportions. In a commentary appearing today in the journal JAMA Neurology, University of Rochester Medical More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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TNT approves ‘The Last Ship’ for season 3

While The Last Ship Season 2 finale on September 6, TNT has ordered a 13-episode third season of executive producer Michael Bay’s action-adventure series, setting a premiere for next summer. The popular show More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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WSU researchers discover how Nipah virus infects human cells

PRESS RELEASE A team of scientists from Washington State University has discovered how one of the planet’s most deadly known viruses employs burglary-ring-like teamwork to infiltrate the human cell. WSU virologist More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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H7N9 avian influenza and novel coronavirus: Is there a pandemic potential?

With the recent emergence of two viruses not seen in human infections before, experts and the general public wonder, how serious could these infectious diseases be? Since April 2012, the novel (new) coronavirus More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 10th, 2011
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Photos: Demetri Martin as Dr. David Eisenberg in ‘Contagion’

Yes, name that actor. I Spy, with my little eye, a small role for comedian Demetri Martin in “Contagion”        More...

By Mike Smith On Friday, September 9th, 2011
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‘Contagion’ film review

There’s a great scene in “Along Came Polly” where Ben Stiller discusses the danger of eating from a bowl of mixed nuts at a bar. It goes something like this: “Let’s say, conservatively, I don’t know, More...


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