A recent outbreak of Nipah in South India has renewed interest in the virus, which has a mortality rate of up to 70 percent and has no vaccine or cure. Stephen Luby explains risk factors and potential interventions.
Center for Ocean Solutions is mentioned.
By Jessica Else,
David Lobell moderates discussion Ertharin Cousin.
By Holden Foreman,
Research by Barbara Block is mentioned.
By Christine Heinrichs,
A team of scientist led by Woods affiliate Barbara Block are tracking shark activity to a specific site "that's long been considered an oceanic desert."
By Gabby Ferreira,
William Gilly comments on octopus genes and a recent published study claiming alien origins of the animal.
By Sara Chodosh,
John Openshaw lead authors a study looking into tapeworm infections in primary schoolchildren in rural mountainous areas.
By Zhuang Pinghui,
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A new study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions...
David Lobell discusses the connections and misconceptions of climate change and agriculture.
By David L. Chandler,
Chris Field is quoted on Jay Keasling and biofuels.
By James Temple,
Barton Thompson comments on Jerry Brown's Delta tunnel project and how "it's not a done deal."
By Paul Rogers,
Newsha Ajami makes comparisons to the water and energy sectors in relation to a new bill in California looking to raise funding for water treatment.
By Tess Townsend,
Mentions study looking into CO2 domes by Mark Jacobson.
By Leanna Garfield,
Michael Wara quoted on energy use in America.
By Erin Mundahl,
Christopher Field comments on a new report by the EPA in carbon emissions and the importance of limiting "the amount of climate change that occurs as much as possible."
By Peter Fimrite,