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DAVID ROSEN – The Drone War Comes Home

In August, a 27-year-old female prostitute and her 75-year-old john were charged in Oklahoma City for public lewdness.  They were caught engaging in a clandestine tryst in the gentleman’s Ford F-150 pickup truck on a deserted country road.  At first glance the incident might appear as just another sex-crime bust, but looking at how the perpetrators were apprehended reveals how …

Poliovirus

Emerging form of poliovirus threatens hopes for eradication

The oral version of the polio vaccine gives better intestinal immunity than the injected vaccine, a boon in areas where people are often exposed to sewage. But because it’s made with live strains, there is a risk that the virus could escape. Credit: Julien Harneis/Wikimedia Commons Polio is about to be eradicated. By 2018, if all goes according to the World Health …