vaccines

5.16.19

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?

12.11.18

The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases

The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.

2.17.17

The VICE UK Morning News Bulletin

Tony Blair returns, Donald Trump blusters, Robert De Niro disappoints, and much more.

6.5.16

This 28-Year Old Geneticist Has Created a Robot from DNA and Proteins

The World Health Organisation says that by 2050, infections caused by ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.

7.31.15

A New Vaccine Could Finally End the Ebola Epidemic

A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.

7.23.15

No, Autism Rates Are Not Actually On the Rise

A new study shows how it's the diagnosis of autism, not the condition itself, that's changed over time.

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2.17.15

This British Journalist Has Spent Her Career Championing HIV Dissidents

Joan Shenton's 1998 book Positively False questioned the existence of HIV. As an anniversary edition is published, we ask the author: What's changed?

12.5.14

I Asked an Expert What Gross Diseases I Should Panic About

From flesh eating disease to herpes: we asked a virus and immunology expert what potentially deadly diseases and viruses could be on the horizon besides Ebola.