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Why salmonella is so hard to beat

Why salmonella is so hard to beat

New food safety rules emphasize active prevention but face steep challenges

By | Posted November 27, 2015

A kiss of death

A kiss of death

Blood-sucking bugs are spreading Chagas disease in Texas

By | Posted November 19, 2015

Can doctors fix a broken heart?

Can doctors fix a broken heart?

Cardiologists struggle to effectively treat severe heart attacks

By | Posted November 15, 2015

Ig Nobels fail to bring a key field to view

Ig Nobels fail to bring a key field to view

Missing microbes on science’s goofiest day

By | Posted September 22, 2015

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

By | Posted December 11, 2014

More bugs, healthier people

More bugs, healthier people

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

By | Posted December 1, 2014

Ever Wondered: What's the deal with Botox?

Ever Wondered: What’s the deal with Botox?

Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads

By | Posted June 21, 2014

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

By | Posted March 12, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Analysis of white matter sheds new light on chronic pain

By | Posted November 4, 2013

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