World health officials are expressing great concern that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
By the end of this century almost all of the world’s population could be exposed to mosquito-borne diseases once limited to the tropics, according to a new study.
By Vicky Stein
Viruses like avian flu, Ebola and Marburg often fester in animals before moving into human populations. Animals in regions that are geographically remote present particular challenges for disease containment. But in Thailand, local residents are using technology, including digital scanning,…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
These pathogens don’t actually last for days or weeks outside the body, but you should still be proactive in protecting yourself from their spread.
By Julia Griffin, Nsikan Akpan
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Even healthy corals carry viruses, like herpes. Are these viruses making them sick? Science Nation explores the microorganisms that are killing coral reefs around the world.
A two-year study of the world's oceans revealed an unprecedented level of genetic diversity in marine microbes. Expedition leader J. Craig Venter discusses the study and its significance.
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