'Liquid biopsy' blood test aims to find cancer before it's diagnosed
June 7, 2017, 4:30 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Are cancer detection tests the key to 'curing' cancer?
Why experts are worried about the next flu pandemic
June 6, 2017, 7:30 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Forget Zika and Ebola. The world may be due for a deadly flu outbreak.
How hot does water need to be when you wash your hands?
June 1, 2017, 10:11 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
Duration is more important than temperature when it comes to killing germs.
Chagas disease more deadly than previously thought
May 23, 2017, 11:18 a.m. by John Platt
Transmitted by the assassin or kissing bug, this parasite can cause fatal heart disease.
Melting ice could release ancient viruses hidden in glaciers
May 8, 2017, 10:56 a.m. by John Platt
As global warming thaws permafrost, bacteria that have been frozen for millennia may come back to life.
What is the Powassan virus (and should you worry)?
May 5, 2017, 6:36 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Warm weather means more ticks, which means more tick-borne illnesses.
11 things humans do that dogs hate
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
Scientists learn how to record your dreams and play them back to you
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
Killer whales are hunting fishing boats like prey
Just because your baby is crying doesn't mean you should feed her, research says