The Rise of a Vaccine Resistant strain of Polio

Globally, we have Polio on the ropes. It's been eradicated in countless countries across the globe. It should only be a matter of time before it goes the way of Smallpox. But there are a few hold-outs, where the virus is stubbornly hanging on. This story is about a virus's last ditch effort to survive. » 11/11/14 5:17pm 11/11/14 5:17pm

There are a lot of critics of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission

NASA has been working on a mission to redirect a near-Earth asteroid to a stable orbit around the moon, where astronauts will travel and return with samples. The Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) is touted as part of the path to landing people on Mars. But there are a lot of critics of the mission. » 8/07/14 2:15pm 8/07/14 2:15pm

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar has been released [Updated]

I've embedded the trailer, but you can watch the full 21 minute prelude to the feature length film about the first major Federation/Klingon war, staring Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, J.G. Hertzler, Gary Graham, Alec Peters & *Update* Garrett Wang on Kickstarter. If you like Star Trek you should » 7/31/14 3:37am 7/31/14 3:37am

What can we learn from the Liverpool Cholera Riots ?

The reaction of rural communities afflicted by this latest Ebola outbreak has shocked the world, characterised by the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation leading to attacks on emergency response teams. But for those who know a little about the history of disease outbreaks, these reactions are all too… » 7/24/14 11:19am 7/24/14 11:19am