Upending our entire understanding of inheritance, an infant can apparently inherit genes directly from her mother’s bacteria.
A new study says that children raised in homes where dishes are typically washed by hand have lower rates of allergies than where the dishwasher is used.
Unknown bacteria on the subway share a commute with many of us daily. Should we be concerned?
Scientists and the public understand science topics quite differently, according to a new poll.
Rose Epstein Frisch discovered the link between fatness and fertility.
Scientists have isolated a new antibiotic from soil.
The news of a recent outbreak at Disneyland in California brought measles back into the public view
It’s estimated that roughly 20% of the population are so-called "super-spreaders" who cause 80% of infectious disease cases.
If your resolution is to lose weight this year, have you thought about where exactly that lost fat goes?
When perusing the biographies of artists, you'll notice that a large number of them had tuberculosis.