What could go wrong if we send all our food safety experts home while the government settles its dumb argument? Oh wait.
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
Much faster than previous tests
Cute and contagious beasts
Why is it so hard to pinpoint ancient diseases?
A single outbreak of norovirus—or any foodborne illness—can cost quite a lot.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.
Correcting some misconceptions about, well, conception.
Study shows pesticide levels likely linked to birth defects in babies conceived during spring and summer months
Fact-checking Todd Akin
The things that parents do and eat can change what traits they pass on to their unborn babies--but scientists are saying it's too soon to be giving pregnancy advice based on epigenetics studies.
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
No caffeine? Say it ain't so, science!
Rats whose DNA changes with grooming, fetuses less damaged by cocaine than tobacco, and more in this week's round up
A recent study shows that a huge percentage of Peru's emergency contraceptives are not what they appear.
'Tis the season for conception.