medical research

Science

This Neurologist Found Out What Happens to Our Brains When We Die

Only to realize 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.
Yannah Alfering
4.24.18
Science

We went hunting for a tick that could kill you

Ticks are usually associated with Lyme disease, but Powassan virus is deadly and our lack of knowledge about it is pretty scary.
Zeke Spector
6.15.17
Technology

Fetal lambs grown in artificial wombs could be the future of premature baby care

Tim Hume
4.26.17
Health

How Doctors Are Using Fecal Transplants to Treat Deadly Diseases

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing June 24 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
6.22.16
Health

Meet the Patients and Researchers Racing to Find a Cure for ALS

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing June 17 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
6.14.16
tech

Meet the 28-Year-Old Geneticist Fighting the Future of Superbugs

The World Health Organization says by 2050, infections caused by ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death, but this French scientist may have found the solution.
Nathalie Lagerfield
6.6.16
NFL

NFL Responds to Congressional Report Findings of Attempted Influence on Concussion Study

The NFL and its scientists have responded to the congressional report claiming they tried to unduly influence scientific research.
Sean Newell
5.24.16
Stuff

The Curious Case of the Phantom Penis

For men who have had a penis amputation, "ghost dick" is surprisingly common.
Dave Simpson
3.31.16
Post Mortem

The Bizarre Crimes of Detroit's Underground Cadaver Dealer

Arthur Rathburn is accused of hacking up bodies with chainsaws and selling diseased body parts to medical conferences—just one example of the shady ongoings in the cadaver dealing industry.
Simon Davis
2.12.16
wine

Red Wine Could Be a Lot Worse for You Than We Previously Thought

New guidelines put forth by the UK Chief Medical Officer’s call for a significant reduction to existing alcohol consumption guidelines and aim for a total revamp of the nation’s relationship with alcohol.
Nick Rose
1.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Big New ALS Report Shows Your Ice Bucket Challenge Dollars at Work

An ALS researcher is grateful for your money.
Mike Pearl
8.7.15
Europe

A Treatment for Alzheimer's Might Lie in the Brains of Hibernating Bears

When mammals emerge from hibernation, a protein called RBM3 helps to regenerate connections between dormant brain cells — a process which scientists have now been able to simulate in laboratory mice.
G. Vaughn
1.20.15
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