Infectious Disease

Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

By Charles Piller Introduction On the top of a stack of documents in his garage was a mysterious note, penned boldly in red ink in the scientist’s unmistakable handwriting. “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something,” it said. “Then I realized that I am somebody.” _______________ Discovery sparks questions about factors that may make ailment … Continue reading Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

Blood & Fog: The Military’s Germ Warfare Tests In San Francisco

By Rebecca Kreston The Nuremberg Code was drafted in 1947 following the appalling revelations of human experimentation committed in Nazi concentration camps. The overarching goal of the Code was to establish a set of rules for the ethical conduct of research using human subjects, guaranteeing that the rights and welfare of such participants would be … Continue reading Blood & Fog: The Military’s Germ Warfare Tests In San Francisco