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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.
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.
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
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.
In honor of Jenny McCarthy's new seat at "The View"
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
On the weird interactions between sex, hygiene and immunity
Researchers have revealed the Heartland Virus is Widespread in America
The first vaccine for one of the world's most deadly diseases is on the way
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.
Yet another review of the science answers: Yes.
Neurologist Tally Lerman-Sagie saw her first cases of children having seizures a decade ago, but didn't have the technology to find their cause until now.