The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Do foreign visitors to the United States have the same problem with drinking water as Americans traveling overseas?
The liquid pharmacy in your glass, and why you shouldn't be too concerned
Watching how insects use plants shows that self-medication isn't just for complex animals
They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.
Whatever you do, do NOT do an image search for "cutaneous Leishmania".
As ice barriers melt, pathogens expand their ranges.
How do we defeat the world's deadliest creature?
Parasites may reduce their hosts' risk of developing immune dysfunctions
The new bug is the first with complete resistance to the parasite -- and it passes that gene on to its children
The Carolina Reaper gets everyone in the end.
They aren't regulated under international pronouncements in the same way humans are.
The first vaccine for one of the world's most deadly diseases is on the way
Crying, planting, eating, making silly decorations from marshmallow treats
These amoebae eat human cells while they are still alive, and then move on. Terrifying.
Antidepressants aren't cheering up aquatic life
Eradicating this this nasty parasite would be great for humanity, but should we consider the ecological impacts?
A primer to the next population-threatening pandemic