February 2, 2016

Zika Outbreak: Public Health Officials Accused of Causing Mass Confusion

(The Telegraph) – Public health officials have been accused of causing mass confusion for travellers after giving conflicting advice about whether pregnant women should travel to countries affected by the zika outbreak. Currently Public Health England and the National Travel … Read More

February 2, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Law and the Biosciences Is Now Available

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (vol. 2, no. 3, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Neuroscience and Behavioral Genetics in US Criminal Law: An Empirical Analysis” by Nita A. Farahany “Dolly and Alice” by Dan L. Burk “Marginally … Read More

February 1, 2016

Zika-Linked Birth Defects a Global Health Emergency WHO Says

(Medscape) – The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared outbreaks of microcephaly and other neurologic abnormalities that may be linked to the Zika virus a “public health emergency of international concern,” the same designation given to the Ebola outbreak 2 years … Read More

January 27, 2016

A New Edition of Scientific American Is Now Available

Scientific American (vol. 314, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Beware Prenatal Gene Screens” “Even Genius Needs a Benefactor” by Nathan Myhrvold “Talk Therapy” by Anne Pycha “For Sale: Your Medical Records” by Adam Tanner “Bitter … Read More

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