MOUNTAINS ARE shaking. A massive earthquake has left over 2,400 dead in Nepal while a volcano in Chile has unexpectedly erupted. Some locals believe it was a manifestation of the god of the volcano. This isn’t surprising–mountains and volcanoes have been considered the abode of gods since the dawn of time.
SCIENTISTS HAVE announced plans to genetically modify the dangerous H7N9 virus to make it more lethal. They say it will help them understand how it could mutate in nature and trigger… Read more »
THE hottest new do-it-yourself trend is genetic engineering. No, seriously; “biohackers”, like the community at DIYbio.org, want to encourage amateur biologists who’ve always dreamed of creating their own species. This… Read more »
Originally broadcast May 8, 2005 With the sudden eruption of a new strain H1N1 (swine flu) over the last week, it seemed worth digging into the archives for an interview… Read more »
It’s Friday night and time for our weekly news rant-up. Show topics and links: â€¢ Evidence for universe’s expansion found â€¢ Toxicology report for Milosevic due â€¢ Back to Iraq:… Read more »