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Guest post: Evil + science makes good stories by Jenifer Ruff

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes author Jenifer Ruff, a science thriller writer who uses her epidemiology credentials to create a ripped-from-the-headlines bioterror novel called Only Wrong Once. Only Wrong Once by Jenifer Ruff. Science / bioterror thriller. (September 2017) A sinister experiment outside Aleppo. Two … Continue reading

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Ebola: The end of the world as we know it? I hope so. (Part 2)

Aragorn: Are you frightened? Frodo: Yes. Aragorn: Not nearly frightened enough. I know what hunts you. My fellow Americans: It’s not a question of “if.” It’s a question of “when.” I don’t mean an Ebola epidemic on our shores. I … Continue reading

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Ebola: The end of the world as we know it? I hope so.

Like a thunderstorm awakening sleepers on a gentle summer night, Ebola is rousing America. It’s about time. For most Americans, the idea of a person dying from an infection seems almost quaint, like getting scurvy or freezing to death on Donner … Continue reading

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12 Days of Science Christmas Gifts #3: STEM neckties

ScienceThrillers brings you our annual geek gift recommendations. These lists, which usually link directly to amazon.com, feature great gifts for the science-minded people in your life. Day #3: A collection of science and math themed neckties is essential to the … Continue reading

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Thriller Science: Man-made epidemics

Today I’m introducing a new blog series at ScienceThrillers. “Thriller Science” posts will feature fascinating news or information from the world of real science. Each post will address a science topic that either has appeared in a science-themed thriller–or is … Continue reading

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Latest book review: Whiteout by Ken Follett

(excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Year published: 2004 Category: thriller; science thriller Tech rating (out of 5): SUMMARY: Something is missing from the high-security biosafety level 4 storage unit at a Scottish medical laboratory—and so is a lab technician. On … Continue reading

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