Science Caturday: Proper Handling Of Dangerous Stuff

This week’s big science story was a major “oops” moment, as a scientist cleaning out a storage room last week at a lab on the National Institutes of Health’s Bethesda campus discovered a box containing vials of smallpox virus, a deadly pathogen. In light of this troubling incident, this week’s science cat, from the wonderful Fake Science, reminds us that smart scientists always use extreme caution when handling potentially dangerous things.

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