Janet Raloff's Articles
- Scientists discover behemoth volcano with a footprint bigger than Massachusetts. But you can’t see this giant: It’s sleeping below the ocean waves.
Over the past year, a viral infection has infected 15 people — killing nine. All lived in the Middle East or Britain. The novel germ doe not yet have a formal name. It causes pneumonia, a type of severe lung infection. On Feb. 27, scientists from around the world met in Washington, D.C., to share what they know about the mystery illness and its threat.