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Virus Hunters: Inside Maryland's Biosafety Level 4 Lab

Back in 2009, as swine flu fears spread around the world, PM got an early inside look at American's newest infectious disease research laboratory to see how scientists study the world's deadliest pathogens. This week, after a series of embarrassing mishaps at these BSL-4 labs, a biomedical expert …

Disease

An 8-dimensional model of the universe

Physicist and surfer Garrett Lisi presents a controversial new model of the universe that -- just maybe -- answers all the big questions. If nothing …

Physics

The World's Toughest Woman Confirms She Is A Total Pokemon Fangirl

Brain-Inspired IBM Chip Puts Traditional Computers To Shame

Aug.07.2014 / 6:15 PM ET<p>Crossing a traditional computer with a biological one, the brain, is no easy task — but researchers at IBM have been hard at work doing just that. On Thursday they announced the results of 10 years of research and $53 million in DARPA funding. The company's new …

Quantum Computing

Do Your Potato Chips Have A Security Flaw?

The microvibrations of a nearby snack food bag can let observers eavesdrop on conversations.<p>Well, this is a bit creepy: Researchers have shown that they can recover various types of audio, including human speech, by filming and analyzing the tiny vibrations that sound creates in objects nearby. In …

A Bite From This Tick Could Make You Allergic To Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.<p>This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks spread from the …