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Science Couple Phages Out Superbug

Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...

March 13, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story

February 16, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

The Fluorine Detectives

Researchers are battling to identify and assess a worrying class of persistent chemicals

February 13, 2019 — XiaoZhi Lim and Nature magazine

How the Next Recession Could Save Lives

Death rates have dropped during past economic downturns, even as many health trends have worsened. Researchers are scrambling to decipher lessons before the next big recession

February 13, 2019 — Lynne Peeples and Nature magazine
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