Articles by David Brown



Lakefront Property ... on Titan?

  • 01 August 06
  • The Washington Post
It has taken nine years, hundreds of millions of dollars and a huge amount of effort, but planetary scientists have finally found another place with topography quite like Earth's.

Gas Probably a Veterinary Sedative

  • 11 November 02
  • The Washington Post
The gas used to subdue terrorists and their hostages in a Moscow theater two weeks ago most likely was an aerosol form of an extremely potent narcotic normally used to used to sedate big game animals.

Soviets Had Smallpox Outbreak

  • 17 June 02
  • The Washington Post
In the summer of 1971, the Soviet Union apparently conducted an open-air test of a biological weapon containing the smallpox virus. The experiment caused a smallpox outbreak that killed three people and required a massive vaccination campaign to confine it to a port on the Aral Sea, in Kazakhstan.

New Study Says Its Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

Epidemic Creates African Orphan Crisis

Circumcision May Slow HIV Spread

1918 Influenza Virus Linked to Birds

Poor Get Access to AIDS Drugs

African Lakes Go Kaboom

WHO Escalates War to Eradicate Polio Virus

Killers of the Future: Cars, Cigarettes, Suicide

Rare Gene May Give Resistance to AIDS

Yeltsin's Heart: A Mystery Wrapped in Silence

New Hope In Struggle For AIDS Treatment