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Experts Weigh In on Bird Flu Research

The creation of a more contagious H5N1 virus has sparked debate on the most responsible way to publish the results. Three experts discuss the new avian influenza controversy

January 31, 2012 — David Pelcyger and PBS NewsHour

The Art of the Science Tattoo

A popular science writer who has written a book about science-themed tattoos reveals some of the surprises he encountered along the way

December 28, 2011 — Jenny Marder and PBS NewsHour

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