The president plans to send a test message in a system that would notify Americans of an imminent attack or other catastrophe
We're good at responding to suspected disease outbreaks, but we’re in danger of letting down our guard
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann talks about the just-issued Goalkeepers Report, tracking progress against poverty and disease even as the population keeps rising...
Researchers have designed a musical instrument that can detect counterfeit drugs by the pitch of its notes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Downplaying the casualties from natural disasters undermines future preparations...
More than 100 people have become ill with diarrheal disease
Government data provides fresh snapshot of annual drug-use behavior
Scientists scoured variants of BRCA1 to determine which are pathogenic
We need an entirely new class of antibiotic, which scientists have been unable to create for more than 50 years. Until now, that is...
As Trump calls for new bomb production, the administration cuts safety board access to nuclear facilities
Up to 10,000 bugs could be deployed
A still-experimental drug demonstrates the qualities of an ideal painkiller in a test in monkeys
Researchers think they’re close to a cure for the common cold, but they first need to solve a complex problem that’s perplexed scientists for decades
Tiny bits of plastic have seeped into soil, fish and air, posing a threat to animal and human health
A new law to let dying patients access unapproved drugs raises false hope
New research suggests it is time for a categorization change
Its health system lacks the capacity to respond to attacks that use high-powered modern weapons
Recent findings suggest use of the drug during pregnancy, although rare, is on the rise
This disease can be transmitted by unwittingly consuming traces of contaminated feces
Mosquitoes want your blood for its proteins...or simply to hydrate on a hot, dry day.