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Thursday, March 07, 2019
To outsmart influenza, researchers are leveraging the biological information encoded in infection-fighting antibodies to design new drugs. One attempt neutralizes near-lethal levels of flu in mice.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Progress against malaria has stalled. Now a team is trying a new tactic.
Monday, February 25, 2019
Research suggests the more of your childhood that is spent surrounded by green spaces, the lower your risk of developing mental illness in adulthood, whether in the city or the country.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
In our recent story on the evolutionary benefits of grandmothers, we asked our audience: How did you and your grandma help your family survive and thrive? Readers share their stories.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
The foods we put in our bodies affect the kinds of bacteria that live and flourish there. A new book explores this collaboration — and the cultures whose dishes maximize the relationship.
Friday, February 08, 2019
So far this year, 55 measles cases have been confirmed in Washington state, most of them in unvaccinated children. The outbreak's epicenter is Clark County, Wash., just north of Portland, Ore.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Humans are evolutionary oddballs for living long past our reproductive prime. New research explains how grandmothers might be the reason why.
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Some antidepressants inhibit a liver enzyme that converts common opioids into their active form. The interaction may reduce the effectiveness of certain opioids for people taking both medicines.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
In the search for what triggers sleep, researchers stumbled upon a link between sleep and the immune system. A single fly gene gets turned on in sick flies, inducing sleep and an immune response.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
New findings about the health effects of e-cigarettes add to a small but growing body of research that undercuts the widely presumed safety of the alternative to conventional cigarettes.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Muscle cells may retain nuclei that helped them grow strong, even after muscles shrink from lack of use. This provocative contentious idea could have implications for public health and sports.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Researchers have pinpointed the neurons that give pain its unpleasant edge. By turning these neurons off in mice, the scientists relieved the unpleasantness of pain without numbing sensation.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
An insect-killing bacteria that lives inside a parasitic worm might hold the key to developing a powerful new repellent.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
A new report documents how Coke penetrated the government and influenced efforts to bring down the growing obesity rate — but not by cutting back on calories.