viruses


From Patrick Clair a year ago, a quick and excellent look at the troubling Stuxnet virus. It has since been confirmed that the United States and Israel were behind its use against Iran’s nuclear facilities. The question is now, what have we unleashed?

An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeat.

 


Modern day Typhoid Marys are on the loose! Carrie Arnold describes the dangers for Slate: If germs hung a recruiting sign for their hosts, it would probably be a version of the…




Via the BBC: Public health officials in Uganda are battling an outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus. There have been 14 confirmed deaths at the time of this writing: Officials say most…