Is a Virus Alive?
The answer to the question whether a virus is alive isn't so simple.
Protecting Mars From Earthly Contaminates
Now that water has been discovered on Mars, the next step is to ensure we don't contaminate the planet with Earthly microbes and bacteria.
Three Summer Studies to Beat the Heat
The dangers of summer vacation.
Despite New Attention, Concussions Remain Mysterious
Despite decades of progress, successful treatment of concussions has been elusive and difficult.
The Peril of Skinny Jeans, Corsets, and Restrictive Clothing
what do skinny jeans and corsets have in common. as you may imagine, quite a bit.
The Promise of Sewage
Sewage might be the key in tracking diseases.
No Foolin’: Jeremy Bentham’s Auto-Icon
There is a curious display in a glass-fronted cabinet at University College London. It's Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) .
The Culture of Tuberculosis
When perusing the biographies of artists, you'll notice that a large number of them had tuberculosis.
Help is on the Way for Snakebite Victims
Researchers have developed a way to identify the species of snake through a DNA swab of the bite, without killing it.
2014 is the International Year of Crystallography
UNESCO has declared 2014 to be the International Year of Crystallography.