Author: Gary Chandler

Author, Consultant. CEO of Crossbow Communications. Founder of Sacred Seedlings. @Gary_Chandler
prion disease research

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies The U.S. government’s monitoring system for cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal human brain illness, could be missing tens of thousands of victims, scientists and consumer advocates said. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD can be caused by prion exposure, including eating beef contaminated with mad cow disease,┬ábut the critics assert without a better […]

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prion disease research

Prions Cause Many Neurological Disorders By Stanley B. Prusiner, Nobel-Prize Laureate, Prion Discovery and Research Fifteen years ago I evoked a good deal of skepticism when I proposed that the infectious agents causing certain degenerative disorders of the central nervous system in animals and, more rarely, in humans might consist of protein and nothing else. […]

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Sumatra Indonesia

Tropical Timber and Forest Conservation The relationship between economic development and environmental degradation became a high-profile issue in 1972, at the United Nations (UN) Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm. After contentious accusations and debates, the governing body proceeded to establish the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to promote environmental protection. In 1983, the […]

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