Juan Regalado

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Scientist who discovered Ebola frustrated by deadly Guinea outbreak

LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Piot was 27, newly qualified and working in a microbiology lab in Antwerp when he received a flask of human blood contaminated with a mysterious pathogen that had been killing people in the forests of Zaire.<p>If he’d known then what he was to discover - that inside was Ebola, …

New Chicken from Hell feathered dinosaur found in Dakotas

A newly discovered bird-like dinosaur resembles an ostrich, with claws, a tail and crested head. It’s a feather in the cap of American …

Radio Tecnico: How The Zetas Cartel Took Over Mexico With Walkie-Talkies

Inside the communications infrastructure of the ultraviolent syndicate<p>On September 16, 2008, Carl Pike, the deputy head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, watched live video feeds from a command center outside Washington, D.C., as federal agents fanned out across …

Scientists reassemble a single giant turtle out of bones found 160 years apart

About 160 years ago, a fossil was found in New Jersey that scientists were able to use to describe the sea turtle <i>Atlantochelys mortoni</i>. And this week, another fossil was found in a nearby area that scientists believe to be part of the same creature. The fossil fragments are a perfect match and now …

This chamber simulates Mars right here on Earth

Researchers in Spain have developed a vacuum chamber that can recreate most of the physical conditions found on Mars. The chamber, which cost over $200,000 to make and took a year to build, allows scientists to test the electromechanical gear that's being considered for use in future missions to …