A Brief History of Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is seeing an upswing. But the-now widespread condition was not formally described until 1977, based on a case in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Armadillos are Cute, but They Spread Leprosy
A surprising examination of how armadillos spread leprosy.
An Eye Full of Ebola
Dr. Ian Crozier was declared cured after a harrowing bout with the Ebola virus, only to discover that his left eye was full of the virus.
Welcome Back, Measles
The news of a recent outbreak at Disneyland in California brought measles back into the public view.
The ABCs of Ebola
A is for don’t panic. The rest is science.
Happy Birthday, Osamu Shimomura!
August 27th marked the birthday of Osamu Shimomura, the organic chemist who discovered green fluorescent protein in 1962. ...