A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
She won’t be the last.
Just over a year after they were discovered in China, bacteria that can fend off colistin are being found all across the world.
Saying goodbye to the age of tunneled trees
Head trauma made her see strange colors, even ones that are “not even real."
Some of the 20,000 victims are still alive today.
A historical Twitter account made for surreal reading in 2016.
The genomic revolution has led to easy sequencing and cheap “ancestry" tests. White nationalists are paying attention.
Just in time for the holidays
What happens when cutting-edge medicine offers up conflicting answers?
The lake is a pool of toxic mining waste, but it might also be home to useful microbes.
A new surgeon-general report calling vaping among young people a “major health concern” adds to a heated debate over whether the practice is safer than smoking.
On Tuesday, a crowd piled into a patent hearing that will be among the last of its kind.
In the 1970s, a new push to patent scientific research kicked off a DNA-editing gold rush.
It started when I was trying to call Cuba.
It’s too simplistic to call Republicans “anti-science.”
What it’s like to do science in a post-truth environment
Scientists are cultivating a bacteria to thwart the invasive cheatgrass that fuels western wildfires.
… and it won’t be easy to save them.
The first flu you get matters for the rest of your life.