Rose E. Frisch

Rose Epstein Frisch, A Scientist Who Studied Fertility, Has Died

Rose Epstein Frisch discovered the link between fatness and fertility.

Scientists Have Isolated a New Antibiotic from Soil

Scientists have isolated a new antibiotic from soil.

Welcome Back, Measles

The news of a recent outbreak at Disneyland in California brought measles back into the public view

The Mystery of Super-Spreaders

It’s estimated that roughly 20% of the population are so-called "super-spreaders" who cause 80% of infectious disease cases.

Where Does Lost Weight Go? Into Thin Air.

If your resolution is to lose weight this year, have you thought about where exactly that lost fat goes?

The Culture of Tuberculosis

When perusing the biographies of artists, you'll notice that a large number of them had tuberculosis.

Do Adults Need to Drink Milk?

Do we really need to drink so much milk?

“Stupidity Virus?” Not Quite

No, researchers did not find a so-called stupidity virus.

Travel, Quarantine, and the Future of Tuberculosis

A 2007 tuberculosis case teaches us about contagion, travel, and quarantine.

Are Artificial Light Cycles Making Us Sick?

Is an artificial day/night cycle affecting our health?