Sex-change chemicals in Potomac River….
An investigation into the cleanliness of rivers feeding Washington’s Potomac River has revealed the presence of sex-changing chemicals.
Pollutants which contain the chemicals, known as endocrine disrupters, were found in several tributaries and in the smallmouth bass fish living within.
Lethal secrets of 1918 flu virus….
Then, in a maximum “biosafety” facility at Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory they reconstructed a fully functioning virus, and infected macaque monkeys to see what would happen.
Writing in the journal Nature, they reported that the results were startling. Symptoms appeared within 24 hours of exposure to the virus, and the subsequent destruction of lung tissue was so widespread that, had the monkeys not been put to sleep a few days later, they would literally have drowned in their own blood.