Genetic weapons could kill only the people you hate

Bacillus anthraces — more commonly known as anthrax — is not to be trifled with. Once the bacterium enters the blood stream, it releases a lethal cocktail of toxins that spreads rapidly throughout the body, leading to severe tissue damage, bleeding, and respiratory collapse. The fact that anthrax spores can infect a… » 2/08/12 9:55am 2/08/12 9:55am

New bioterror vaccine protects against anthrax and smallpox

A combined smallpox and anthrax vaccine has been developed which is faster and more efficient than either individual version, and could prove to be invaluable during a bioterrorism attack. The researchers took the protective part of an anthrax vaccine, and inserted it into an existing smallpox vaccine along with an… » 10/08/10 11:33am 10/08/10 11:33am

DC Does Its Best To Make Latest Lobo Revival Rock

DC Comics is resurrecting one-time popular intergalactic biker/bounty hunter Lobo with a writer sure to appeal to the character's core audience: Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian. Is this the latest example of headline-hunting stunt casting or a moment of editorial genius? » 7/10/09 6:30am 7/10/09 6:30am