Testicles protect viruses from immune attack, foiling attempts to destroy the pathogens
Drugs modified by chemistry Nobel laureate Ben Feringa can be turned on and off by light, which could help keep bacteria from developing antibiotic resistance.
Researchers found a sixfold increase in heart attacks in patients in the week following a flu. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, talked about worldwide scientific collaboration today at the World Economic Forum.
From a rollback of environmental protections to attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, here’s a look at the president’s impact on science-related issues
Surveillance of Yelp restaurant reviews for terms like vomit led researchers to the sources of foodborne illness outbreaks. Karen Hopkin reports.
Researchers hope their new approach, which works well in lab animals, may save more lives
Nonstick pans allow you to cook with less oil and clean-up is a breeze. But are they safe?
Could a sensor-studded brain cap pick up signs of impairment?
The 1918 flu did not come from Spain
Firearms kill more people per attack in high-income countries than any other method
The initiative was terminated without any replacement offerings set up in its place
H3N2 is deadlier than many other influenza strains
With a real-time window into their health, patients could prevent and intercept disease just as they might an empty tank of gas.
What happens in the body during a fatal overdose? And why is fentanyl responsible for more deaths than ever?
The public health workshop will include education on “preparing for the unthinkable”
The rare syndrome can affect people who smoke many times a day, over a lengthy period
Many Americans will see snow plows clear their roads today, but few will consider that the salt those plows often drop is a pollutant—with effects scientists are still trying to understand
Curbs on studies have limited understanding of marijuana’s therapeutic mechanisms, but political pressure and a shift in research could soon shed light
This gene therapy for vision loss will initially cost $850,000