The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began during World War II to prevent the spread of malaria to troops stationed in the South.
Scientific racism. Paternity tests. And mass tattooing, just in case of nuclear attack.
Does it explain why we’re having so much trouble sleeping?
When bodies fight back against infection, they can overwhelm themselves with their own destructive force.
Many people facing the end of their life receive treatments that ultimately have no benefit. A team of researchers set out to find out why.
Preprints are academic papers that haven't been peer-reviewed yet. When preprints make news, that's often overlooked.
Genome recoding could offer new modes of virus resistance, but the technology raises serious ethical concerns.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.
We should learn from, instead of repeating, the racist assignations of the past.
The restaurant chain and FEMA work together in calamities like tornadoes and hurricanes, for good reason.