Outside of zombie fiction, viral outbreaks are a theme rarely explored in film. "Contagion" changed that, and director Roland Emmerich ought to take a few steps back - because this is the precursor to the next generation of disaster films.
We today should be as angry and indignant as if this had happened yesterday; if we are not, it could happen again.
82 percent of the ads placed by drug companies in medical journals violate the Food and Drug Administration's regulations on truthfulness and risk disclosure.
Beer has a history of working-class identity and is now experiencing a revolution of its own, on the microbiological level.
Governments should ban all advertising of unhealthy food aimed at children and indeed ban the production and sale of such foods entirely.
What happens when a robot takes a job away from a living person? Can anything good come of this?
Some things that just seem obvious are often denied for devious political or personal reasons.
The unregulated nanotech industry is spreading through the U.S. food system.
A tiny minority can, by sticking to its principles, get the vast majority to come around to its way of thinking.
Project Nim takes the viewer on a journey through the life of Nim Chimpsky, with a less than stellar outcome for science and, sadly, for Nim.