Where Rabies Is Entrenched

Rabies has been known since antiquity, and has been completely preventable since Pasteur developed a vaccine more than a century ago. But the World Health Organization still considers it “a neglected disease of poor and vulnerable populations.” Why? Rabies, one expert has written, “became a neglected disease when it was eliminated from Europe and North…

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Dinos for Dinner

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. What would dinosaur meat have tasted like? A. Obviously, there is no way to be certain — there were not any hominids around to do a taste test. Our ancestors evolved tens of millions of years after the mass extinction of most dinosaurs. In any event, the many kinds of dinosaurs,…

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