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New Insecticide Makes Mosquitoes Pop

The substance prevents mosquitoes taking a blood meal from producing waste—causing them to swell up, and sometimes even explode. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

December 8, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

A Shot against Cancer

Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy

December 1, 2016 — Karen Weintraub

High-Fiber Diet Keeps Intestinal Walls Intact

A low-fiber diet causes fiber-eating microbes to dwindle, opening up real estate for mucus munchers that make the intestine more vulnerable to infection. Christopher Intagliata reports.

November 23, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata