Karina Hamalainen • June 12, 2008
I had no idea that vaccines could be green…until Jenny McCarthy told me so. And she’s singing a new verse to an old song — the theory that vaccines cause […]
Andrew Grant • June 11, 2008
Today Scienceline features an article about a recently discovered cell in the immune system called T helper cell 17 (Th17). It appears to play a key role in autoimmune disorders, […]
Stuart Fox • May 16, 2008
Thanks to a combination of technology, policy and economics, the venerable practice of the house call is making a comeback.
Karina Hamalainen • May 7, 2008
Genetics may someday help smokers decide the best way to quit.
Adam T. Hadhazy • April 30, 2008
More evidence in the debate over the benefits of “good” bacteria in yogurt.
Susannah F. Locke • April 25, 2008
Today, April 25th is World Malaria Day, declared by the World Health Organization. Malaria can be prevented and cured, but over one million people still die from the disease each […]
Monica Heger • April 18, 2008
Silver nanoparticles could be the next step forward in antibacterial products.
Kristin Elise Phillips • March 21, 2008
What global warming means for preserved microorganisms.
Natalie Peretsman • March 13, 2008
A study discovers that water supplies are tainted with an array of everyday drugs.
Eric R. Olson • March 10, 2008
- Asks Jackie from Connecticut
Eric R. Olson • February 28, 2008
How one woman brought two worlds together.
Rachel Mahan • January 30, 2008
A Crohn’s disease drug has a troubled past — and scientists may know why.
Jessie Jiang • January 25, 2008
The discovery of how pheromones work in mice may speed up human stroke recovery.
Victoria Stern • January 23, 2008
After the red wine craze, new drugs hold more promise to fight the effects of aging.
Susannah F. Locke • January 4, 2008
Computer programs may help physicians avoid diagnostic mistakes — so why aren’t more doctors using them?