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Zika Virus Threatens U.S. from Abroad

Exclusive: An interactive map, based on data from 50 state health departments, details how the mosquito-borne disease made its way to America in travelers’ bloodstreams

January 26, 2016 — Dina Fine Maron

Can We Truly "Cure" Cancer?

Pres. Obama laid out a moon-shot target of knocking out cancer, but cancer is not one disease—it’s many

January 14, 2016 — Dina Fine Maron

Fighting Mosquitoes with Mosquitoes

To combat the bug problem in Los Angeles, insect-control experts are releasing thousands of male mosquitoes infected with a powerful bacterium

November 3, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

Working in an Ebola Protection Suit

Scientific American checked out what doctors and nurses do in order to stay safe while caring for highly infectious patients.

October 29, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and Dina Fine Maron

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