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Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Any disease is scary, but why is Ebola especially terrifying? Here are some answers. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2011 04:08 PM ET // Amy Enchelmeyer
This week Discovery News readers fought the cell phone cancer scare with sarcasm. But does our expert think we should be taking the WHO's warning so casually?
Apr 9, 2010 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
After every national tragedy, from the Columbine school shooting to terrorist attacks to mine disasters, there is call for reform. Blame and outrage mix with sadness, spurring politicians and regulators to reassure the public they are safe. Panels are assembled and investigations are launched in an...
Apr 16, 2012 07:49 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There has been extensive, mostly alarmist, coverage of the threat, but what does research say?