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Galveston Lab Works To Stop Ebola Virus In Its Tracks

By Seema Yasmin, The Dallas Morning News GALVESTON, Texas — In a laboratory on Galveston Island, Tom Geisbert is working overtime. The pressure is on as the biggest Ebola epidemic in history creeps across West Africa, jumping over borders and permeating cells. The virus has killed more than 1,350 people. For Geisbert, three decades of […]

August 22, 2014

Scientists Find A Possible Biomarker For PTSD In Rats

By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times Scientists have been looking for a blood test or other biological marker for post-traumatic stress disorder, which can be difficult to diagnose. Experimenting in rats, they may have found one. In a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, researchers stressed out dozens […]

August 12, 2014