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Exclusive: What America's Disease Control Chief Worries About The Most loading...
Exclusive: What America's Disease Control Chief Worries About The Most
As Thomas Frieden prepares to leave office, he shared his hopes for the future and the health threats that still need to be addressed.
A Chemical Plant in India is Producing Baking Soda From CO2 Emissions loading...
A Chemical Plant in India is Producing Baking Soda From CO2 Emissions
It won’t singlehandedly save the planet, but it’s a lot better than releasing carbon dioxide into the air.
Inside The Operating Room For Awake Brain Surgery loading...
Inside The Operating Room For Awake Brain Surgery
Being a doctor comes in handy when straddling art and science.
Historic Pictures Show the Hidden Women of the Space Race loading...
Historic Pictures Show the Hidden Women of the Space Race
Gifted in math, these African-American women were shattering stereotypes during the earliest days of NASA’s mission to the moon and beyond.
As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms loading...
As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms
By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry.
6 Science Discoveries Worth Celebrating in 2016 loading...
6 Science Discoveries Worth Celebrating in 2016
This year brought us a nearby alien world, a gem of a dinosaur find, and a cosmic detection that may open a new era of astronomy.
A Sprinkle of Seaweed Could Deflate Gassy Cows loading...
A Sprinkle of Seaweed Could Deflate Gassy Cows
Scientists are working to curtail the seven billion metric tons of CO2 equivalents cattle spew into the atmosphere every year.
A Third of People Given Antibiotics Don't Need Them loading...
A Third of People Given Antibiotics Don't Need Them
Flu, STIs, and other ailments are being unnecessarily treated with the bacteria-fighting drugs—and patient demand is partly to blame.
Here's What Placebos Can Heal—And What They Can't loading...
Here's What Placebos Can Heal—And What They Can't
The latest research in biochemistry reveals that your brain can actually self-medicate.
Watch What Happens When Scientists Tickle a Rat loading...
Watch What Happens When Scientists Tickle a Rat
Their responses may hold some important secrets to how our own brains work.
Fatal Fungus Linked to 4 New Deaths—What You Need to Know loading...
Fatal Fungus Linked to 4 New Deaths—What You Need to Know
Get the facts about a lethal yeast that isn’t responding to known drugs and is causing hospital outbreaks around the globe.
Squashing Superbugs May Take a Superhero loading...
Squashing Superbugs May Take a Superhero
Microbiologist Hosam Zowawi is developing testing to rapidly identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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