• December 22, 2011  

    How much research about the deadly bird flu virus should be available to the public? Ray Suarez discusses the question that many in the science, bioterrorism and national security fields are considering with Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Bruce Alberts of the journal Science. Continue reading

  • June 30, 2009   BY  

    In 1982 in the Peruvian jungle, Werner Herzog was making a film about an opera fanatic who would do anything to bring music to his remote city: Fitzcarraldo and his small crew face deadly river rapids, indigenous tribes with spears and the impossible task of hauling a steamship over a mountain.
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  • June 19, 2009   BY  

    Due out at the end of the month is “Conquest of the Useless,” a collection of Herzog’s “Fitzcarraldo” journals (or, as he describes them in the book’s preface, “inner landscapes, born of the delirium of the jungle.”)
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