disease

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Skrillex’s Music Can be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.'
Gavin Butler
4.2.19
Motherboard

Scientists Dressed Horses Like Zebras to Figure Out Why They Have Stripes

The experiment aimed to resolve the longstanding debate over the evolutionary purpose of zebra stripes.
Becky Ferreira
2.20.19
body

Millions of Americans Have a Parasite and Don't Realize It

Very few people have even heard of Chagas disease, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, toxoplasmosis, or trichomoniasis.
Matt Jancer
12.19.18
germs

This Is How Gross Your Beer Pong Ball Probably Is

Wetting the ball might actually make it pick up more bacteria from people's hands and wherever else it lands.
Brian Sheldon
Paul Dawson
11.6.18
VICELAND

How Corrupt Rehab Facilities Cash in on Relapses

A sober home owner explains the dark side of the recovery industry.
Sarah Bellman
10.10.18
Cancer

These DNA Detectives Are Searching For the Causes of Cancer

Their project could help explain why certain types of cancer are more common in specific parts of the world.
Kat Arney
10.1.18
body

Is There Any Reason to Use Liquid Soap Instead of Bar Soap?

The more heavily used a bar is, the more microorganisms it holds. But does that really mean it's time to leave bar soaps behind?
Knvul Sheikh
9.27.18
Living With It

What It’s Like to Get a Double Lung Transplant in Your 20s

“No one knows what cystic fibrosis is and how severe it is.”
Tiffany Rich
9.26.18
body

Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children

Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
Linda Geddes
9.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The CDC Had to Screen Two More Planes a Day After That Emirates Flight

Twelve passengers on two American Airlines planes from Europe reported feeling flu-like symptoms before landing in Philadelphia.
River Donaghey
9.7.18
disease

The United States Is Dangerously Unprepared for the Next Pandemic

"It is not a matter of if, but when the next disease will sweep the world with deadly and costly consequences."
Andrew Natsios
Gerald W. Parker
Christine Crudo Blackburn
8.24.18
Eat This

Here's How Gross it Is if You Find a Hair in Your Food

Despite the possibility of encountering dyes, sprays, and gels applied to hair, it’s not considered a chemical hazard in food—only a physical or biological one.
Christine Ro
8.14.18
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