A single outbreak of norovirus—or any foodborne illness—can cost quite a lot.
Researchers have found some nasty microbes in turtles off the coast of Mexico
Much faster than previous tests
The latest in a long line of destructive invasive species in Florida might be one of the worst.
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
But it can totally explode in your face.
Help scientists by pretending to be a mongoose.
Opposite-sex partners: can't live with 'em, can't evolve without 'em
Cute and contagious beasts
What could go wrong if we send all our food safety experts home while the government settles its dumb argument? Oh wait.
Short answer: the egg.
Next step: Unscrambling
The breakthrough could lead to future treatments for infertility (and a lot of controversy)
The most complete vertebrate symbiosis ever discovered
Why is it so hard to pinpoint ancient diseases?
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
Radiologists put random stuff in an x-ray machine to celebrate the anniversary of the discovery of x-rays