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January 19th
Health This benevolent bacteria fends off deadly microbial invaders A recent study suggests that a bacteria in a moth's gut secretes a toxic substance that kills off other invading, and often deadly, bacteria.
January 19th
Health Which is good because pretty much everyone has herpes You probably have herpes, and that's okay. But ideally, none of us would have herpes. A new vaccine may provide the most promising solution yet.
January 19th
Health There's an app for that? This $500 device enables a smartphone to identify DNA sequences.
January 18th
Health It could help you survive heart failure About 5.7 million Americans have heart failure, meaning their hearts don't pump blood as well as they should. A squishy, air-powered robot might be able to help.
January 17th
Science A zap of electricity can make E. coli swim A gentle pulse of electricity can make bacteria dance (or rather, swim) to scientists’ tune.
January 17th
Health But with better intelligence, he's smoking less Over the course of six decades, James Bond eluded thousands of enemy bullets, averted global wars and deactivated some potent bombs. But he may have also encouraged kids…
January 13th
Science Newsworthy eye candy Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and space news.
January 13th
Science But their research is still still insanely cool But that doesn’t make the research any less amazing…
January 11th
Science The U.K.’s prescription system might be confusing, but I want it anyway Doctor’s convenience be damned, I’d love to not pay twice as much for my pasta.
January 11th
Science Just because zombies aren’t real doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them Zombies can help us understand how infectious diseases spread, teach us about math or neuroscience, and improve our efforts to prepare for r…