Ebola virus evolving: What does it mean for us?

Ebola virus evolving: What does it mean for us?

Since the 1970s, researchers have worked diligently to gather data from every Ebola outbreak. Recently, British researchers compiled this data and used computer progams to analyze the genetic changes in the virus. Their findings? The Ebola virus has evolved. Viruses change and evolve all the time, so it’s not surprising that the Ebola virus has […]

Whales and sound: a new understanding

Whales and sound: a new understanding

Most species of baleen whales are endangered. Fortunately, new research is focusing on helping these beautiful animals, and it all started with studying their skulls. Researchers created a 3D computer model of the skull of a fin whale to attempt to understand the way these whales process sound. By passing simulated sound waves through the […]