Excerpt: Gross Anatomy
Our stool is a window into the health of our guts.
An evidence-based guide to surviving your holiday bug.
Step one: Plant some fake childhood memories in your noggin.
We live in fear of the bacteria that inhabit our homes and buildings. But our health may depend on preserving theirs.
After a stench grounded a plane this week, we investigate
Who among us really knows what “best if sold by” means?
You've heard of auditory and visual hallucinations, but what about oral phantoms?
Saliva seems to help babies avoid allergies.
Cultivate some new friends.
It's never as smelly as you think it is
In mice, sniffing some linalool is similar to taking Valium.
And bad karaoke helped prove it.
Why are some animals naturally more tolerant to infection than others?
The science of stink.
Pools are festering, pathogenic baths that we fool ourselves into thinking are clean.
We tested 6 brands, risking pit stains and smelliness, so you don't have to.
A plague of links from around the web
Say no mo' to B.O.
The latest in buggy food experiments
Forget the mother of dragons. This is the father of epidemiology.
A woman in the US recently died from a superbug that no antibiotics could treat