A parasite gives its hosts the appearance of youth, and an unmatched social power in the colony.
And yet we have very little idea where anuses come from.
Seriously, stop it.
The reputation of all COVID-19 vaccines hinges on improving perceptions of the Johnson & Johnson shot.
Female hoopoes will paint their eggs with a brownish goo, in a bid for greater male attention.
Antibodies are great and all, but macrophages, B cells, and helper T cells deserve some attention too.
Disturbingly light is the head that wears the crown.
Billions of bugs will soon burst out of the ground to begin the mass gathering of a lifetime. It’s hard not to feel jealous.
Vaccinated and unvaccinated people are getting more lax with behavior at a time when vigilance really matters.
Antibodies that cross the placenta or end up in milk could give infants temporary immunity to COVID-19.
People with long COVID were left out of vaccine trials. They are now navigating the new shots on their own.
Post-immunization cases, sometimes called “breakthroughs,” are very rare and very expected.
They lure their prey with the promise of sex and then kill them cold.
COVID-19 vaccinations have become a public spectacle, but they touch intensely private questions.
Across time and place, our species’ life span is remarkably consistent.
When doctors can directly access patients' cerebral reward networks, someone has to decide just how good people should feel.
A century ago, a small but influential group of artists and researchers teamed up to discover and introduce strange new species to the public.
A road trip through the geological ruins of our planet's worst mass extinction.