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What Baby Scientists and Mutant Candy Corn Can Teach Us About Science

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dr. Marilyn Pifer discusses what mutated candy corn can tell us about scientific thinking and reminds us all that we were once scientists... tiny, baby scientists.The crisper, cooler air and shorter days here in the temperate latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere signal that we are entering a change of seasons: Beach Season now gives way to Candy Season, that dangerously delightful time that...

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A “Whole of Society” Approach Can Overcome Global Health Challenges

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins discusses the importance of Global Health Security in this week's blog.  As Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs at the State Department, I have spent a great deal of my time over the past two years working on global health security.  I didn’t come into the job thinking this would be the case, having spent most of my career working on issues...

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The Importance of Emergency Operations Centers for Global Health Security

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Global health is just that: Global. When it comes to detecting, preventing, and responding to global disease outbreaks, Jordan's new emergency operation center will play a key role in supporting global health efforts in the Middle East and throughout the world.Earlier this summer, I attended the inauguration of the newly renovated Emergency Operations Center at the Ministry of Health (MOH) of...

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