How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
These seven bacterial and viral agents form a deadly bioterror lineup
What could go wrong if we send all our food safety experts home while the government settles its dumb argument? Oh wait.
Cute and contagious beasts
(Or accidentally poisoning your family)
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
We asked a bunch of our favorite people about their holiday plans
Thanks to biotechnology and widespread genetic modification, the meal you'll enjoy tomorrow certainly isn't your grandma's feast
No one seems to know how to thaw a turkey in America.
Why do people seek out yaks, bears, and other exotic eatables? An enthusiast tells why, and how
Why the hardest-working animals, plants, and microbes taste the best
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Kits from a new crowdfunding campaign could send you everything you need to get started
Bludgeoning bacteria instead of drugging it
Much faster than previous tests
Why is it so hard to pinpoint ancient diseases?