Safety survey reveals lab risks

by jeeg 10. January 2013 19:23
Scientists may have a false sense of security about the safety of their laboratories, according to early results from the first international survey of researchers’ workplace attitudes and practices.   Some 86% of the roughly 2,400 scientists who responded said that they believe t... [More]

New Virus 'Jumps' From Monkey to Scientist, Causing Serious Illness

by jeeg 25. October 2010 18:58
A never-before detected strain of virus that killed more than one-third of a monkey colony at a U.S. lab appears to have 'jumped' from the animals to sicken a human scientist, researchers report. Although it's an unusual move for that type of virus and does warrant further monitoring, the res... [More]
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