The Virus–A Lonesome Traveler Looking To Multiply

There has been a lot of talk this week about the flu and flu season. In some parts of the country, flu vaccines are running low—but fear not because we are not short of supply nationwide. A virus causes the flu, or influenza. Epidemiologists labeled the virus subtype this year H3N2. But should we be […]

The Amazing Travels of John Wesley Powell

The following is a selected entry from the pioneer John Wesley Powell’s diary. At the time of this entry, Powell was exploring the Colorado River north of the Grand Canyon.   In all my life, I have not turned down an adventure. The two days after our Day of Independence, Goodman—a Brit anyway so what […]