Getting COVID-19 when you’re vaccinated isn’t the same as getting COVID-19 when you’re unvaccinated.
Scientists teased out a new dimension of disgust by showing people gross videos of rotting meat, bugs, and other very unappetizing prospects.
Our vaccines are extraordinary, but right now they need all the help they can get.
There’s no good way of measuring whether your vaccine worked—yet.
A grisly census hints at a few reasons some of our closest kin might take each other’s lives
Little crustaceans called tongue biters drain the blood from the tongues of fish. Then things get weird.
When flames erupt on the Iberian Peninsula, reptiles don’t sweat a thing. The mites that suck their blood are far less thrilled.
Lumping all breakthroughs together, regardless of symptoms, miscasts what our COVID-19 vaccines can do.
Seed-beetle sex seems like a classic conflict between males and females, but new research gives it a twist.
Weighing the balance of risks is a shade more challenging when it affects the youngest among us.
In pursuit of a mate, Sivuqaq produced such stupendously loud sounds that researchers had to understand how they worked.
The variants are spreading faster, but they don’t necessarily have incentive to kill more often.
Research can tell us only so much. The rest is a waiting game.
For decades, neutrophils have been miscast as mindless grunts. They’re more like super-soldiers.
Our fishy ancestors might have gotten a cognitive boost just by leaving the water.
Healthy birds watched their friends get sick with a bacterial disease. Their immune cells freaked out.
Our tests will need frequent touch-ups to make sure that no mutations get past them.
New research confirms that elephant trunks don’t just blow—they can also suck.
Post-vaccination infections reveal how effective vaccines are—and which variants are sneaking past our defenses.
Yes, they can.
It’s time for more weapons in the shots-versus-virus arms race.