Missing microbes on science’s goofiest day
Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers
Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?
Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads
For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype
Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help
Analysis of white matter sheds new light on chronic pain
Four views on genetic identity and privacy
Tracking the way leafy greens spread disease
A group of doctors advocates use of videos in advance care planning
Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book "Spillover"
A partnership between academics and designers in New York City has produced a stove that could reduce child deaths in Africa
With 1.6 million new cases of type two diabetes each year, how much coffee should we really be drinking?
An encounter with MRSA, the scourge of the health care world
A hedge fund manager and his battalion of scientists are hunting down a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy