Despite pandemic precautions, the common cold and other illnesses are still circulating
The two could come together, making things worse—or our new hygiene habits may actually reduce the flu’s spread
Epidemiologist Sarah Cobey describes the massive epidemic as burning through the population
Pooling diagnostic samples, and using a little math, lets more people get tested with fewer assays
To avert a future famine, scientists are manipulating the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests and other elements of the phytobiome
The hidden placenta connects a fetus to outside dangers—and scientists have found new ways to study it
Researchers are testing more than 2,000 different microbial seed coatings on half a million test plots in the U.S.
Fields with more women, such as the social sciences are found to be more welcoming