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Blueprint: Engineers Invent A Healthier Toilet
This is no ordinary john.
Did Penicillin Kickstart The Sexual Revolution?
A new study argues a cure for syphilis caused the advent of modern sexuality, not the pill.
PeePoo Bags Sterilize and Compost Human Waste Where Toilets Are a Luxury
And they cost only three cents each
Gates Foundation Announces $10 Billion for Vaccines in the Next Decade
Gates hopes to save 8 million children by 2020
Instant Expert: the Return of Swine Flu
The Big Question: How many people will it infect this year?
Science Confirms the Obvious: People Wash Their Hands More When They’re Watched
A new public health study released just in time for Global Handwashing Day (today!) offers not one but two gems...
Scientists Create First Map of Hotspots of Emerging Infectious Disease
New research shows where deadly pathogens are cropping up the fastest. Unfortunately, the hottest hot zones often have the least funding to monitor for emerging diseases
Like a cup of arsenic? Oh, you’ve already got some.
Arsenic levels vary widely, but they are dangerously high in much of the country.