When men were men and sodas were cocaine-laced nerve tonics.
Air: It's one of the world's most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
What do ghosts and yawns have in common? They remain scientific enigmas.
A scientist stationed in Antarctica tells about the biggest scientific discovery of the year, and how to have fun at the Pole.
Winter is coming.
The flu knows how long it has to invade our cells and spread to other humans. So new treatments could fight the virus by resetting its clock.
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
Just make sure your sweat levels are optimal.
A roundup of the data visualizations and illustrations that best conveyed the year in science
If 5,000 birds die in a forest and no one is around to find them, does it still become a media sensation?
The Big Question: How many people will it infect this year?
Also, human trials on H1N1 vaccine to start, worries about countries hoarding vaccine, and other influenza news
When vaccine shortages strike, a way to use small amounts more efficiently may be the answer
H1N1's family tree, the first analysis of the virus, and safety tips from a guy in a gorilla costume
The Doc plays private dick for a day and stumbles upon the secret of that deadly virus
A bold plan to immunize every American against bird fluâ€”in four weeks
Potent new â€œnanofabricsâ€ repel germs and pollution to keep you healthy