Worst Science Jobs II: Number 9
Bust out the bug repellant
A new study finds that natural selection selected for flexibility in one bacteria species.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
This is the first time doctors have used DNA sequencing for emergency diagnosis and treatment.
But critics say the program won't actually change how much antibiotics pigs, chickens and other animals consume.
What is...Toronto (General Hospital)?
I, for one, welcome our new unicellular overlords.
Interviews with doctors suggest the Lone Star tick, and the allergy to sugars in red meat that it can cause, is on the rise.
Trapping and preserving biomarkers will help doctors detect cancer sooner
5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich
Obesity is booming, yet there are only two medications approved for long-term weight loss. Why is it so hard to make a diet pill that works? For one thing, evolution hates diets
To be safe, maybe limit your all-Snickers diet to just this week.
Researchers have revealed the Heartland Virus is Widespread in America
Diet soda makes us fat, and eating veggies won't do much of anything unless you eat five full servings a day, study says
The U.K.'s prescription system might be confusing, but I want it anyway
Pennsylvaniaâ€™s tech-savvy attack on the West Nile virus.
Tollbooths, ATMs, doctors' offices, online chat: You leave critical personal data behind wherever you go. Let's follow one American as he scatters his digital DNA.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature