epidemic

The Race to find an Ebola Vaccine

The West Africa Ebola Epidemic of 2014 was the most widespread outbreak in the disease’s history. While Today doctors are better equipped at containing the spread of this Virus, there is a lot more work to be done in order to prevent future epidemics.  We visit the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas […]

Brain tissue crucial in understanding autism

More American children are battling autism than AIDS, diabetes and cancer combined, and scientists are working furiously to get to the bottom of it.  But to really understand autism, scientists need to examine human brain tissue, which is in short supply. Now, a network of research institutions is working to change that.