Is there anything we can do to help us give up this habit?
The National Institutes of Health hopes synthetic biology can engineer vaccines that outperform nature.
Hospitals are running out of critical face masks as civilians are panic-buying medical supplies en masse amidst the coronavirus global pandemic.
About 97.5 percent of people who develop symptoms will do so within 11.5 days, according to the new study.
Will identifying patient zero curb the spread, or just cause stigma?
Stock markets may be plummeting, but that doesn't mean the spread of COVID-19 is hurting everyone's bottom line.
Answer: You don't want to get either.
From travel restrictions to forced isolation, the new coronavirus brings psychological threats, too.
Information is the best armor against panic.
A new study finds it may take decades or even a whole lifetime to appear.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) created an online dashboard map that provides up-to-date data on reported cases and deaths worldwide.
Numerous drugs designed to treat diabetes, arthritis, and other conditions may actually have secret anti-cancer properties as well.
The vaccine is 97.5% effective in protecting against the Zaire species of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization.
The possibility of an easy, non-invasive detection method arises.
Researchers recently discovered an antibody that totally disrupts the influenza virus's ability to replicate; it could be used to design a universal flu vaccine.
The German island of Riems is home to some of the most dangerous virology research on the planet.
Could this be the beginning of the end of insulin injections?
For decades, Americans sprayed the notorious pesticide DDT all over their homes and fields. But it turns out we may have known about — and ignored — a safer alternative used by the Nazi regime.
Antibiotic resistance: Researchers have directly proven that bacteria can change shape inside humans to avoid antibiotics
Antibiotic resistance poses one of the biggest threats to global public health.
How do you develop the next big idea? You pull together people who are both curious and passionate.
Three scientist friends, working separately, share the prestigious prize.
An outbreak in the number of measles cases in the UK has resulted in the country losing its World Health Organization dedicated “measles-free” status. The culprits responsible for this decline: […]
E-cigarettes might possibly be safer than traditional cigarettes, but they come with their own risks.
A recent clinical trial shows that two new drugs are far more effective than current treatments.