Research History

How World War One Started and the Timeline That Followed

Written by  on February 25, 2014

1914 June 28th Francis Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo July 5th Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia July 28th Austria[...]

The Triangle Waist Factory Fire On March 25, 1911 in New York City

Written by  on February 23, 2014

List of 146 Who Died Adler, Lizzie, 24 Altman, Anna, 16 Ardito, Annina, 25 Bassino, Rose, 31 Benanti, Vincenza, 22 Berger, Yetta, 18 Bernstein, Essie,[...]

Sacred Text

Written by  on January 25, 2014

Sacred Text Describes Successful Brain Surgery in Ancient Tibet The history of brain surgery may date back as far as the late Stone Age, and some medical[...]

SARS Virus

Written by  on January 6, 2014

Tracking SARS back to its source January 2006 The previously unknown SARS virus generated widespread panic in 2002 and 2003 when the airborne germ caused[...]

New Virus Related to Ebola and Rabies

Written by  on January 6, 2014

By Maggie Fox, NBC News A virus that killed two teenagers in Congo in 2009 is a completely new type, related to rabies but causing the bleeding and rapid[...]

Meningitis Questions

Written by  on January 6, 2014

Need a cheat sheet to help keep it all straight? The CDC thinks you should remember 10 easy bullet points about this surprisingly complex disease. Here[...]