California Condor recovering from near extinction

By James Hale, Wildlife Biologist:             The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) was nearly extirpated due to human activities. The population dipped to a low of nine individuals living gin the wild in 1985 and through the help of humans has made a remarkable recovery. Several factors contributed to their demise […]

Vaccine for HPV can prevent cancer

Vaccine for HPV can prevent cancer

By Gautam Prasad, M.D., Ph.D.: In recent years, physicians and scientists have made considerable strides in research and development for vaccines to treat cancer.  Long used to treat infectious disease, cancer vaccines attempt to induce your body’s own immune system to fight the cancer on its own.  These experimental cancer vaccines are meant to be […]

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