Anthrax sets self-perpetuating booby traps in order to spread itself, researchers have found.
Douglas Melton’s stem cell lab at Harvard published a landmark study in Cell documenting a huge step towards treating Type I Diabetes
Modern health authorities combating the Ebola virus in West Africa might look to medieval infection control for inspiration.
What if the rise in marijuana smoking prompted by legalization brings more than just tolerable negative side effects? What if it is actually good for public health?
Researchers in Boston found that it may be possible to train the brain to unconsciously prefer healthier, more nutritious foods.
What’s the single biggest action a person can take to reduce their personal impact on climate change? It would seem that the answer is to eat less beef.
The research behind hand washing and MRSA, a resistant bacteria.
A is for don’t panic. The rest is science. Ebola was first described in the mid-1970s. It causes ...
Julia Scott, a writer and radio producer in San Francisco, was recently a test subject for a living ...