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4.10.19

This is how worried you should be about the measles outbreak

“It’s like the Febreeze of diseases," one expert said.

4.2.19

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.'

11.26.18

The HIV-Positive Inmate Who Spent a Year in Solitary for Having Consensual Sex

John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.

10.23.18

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.

10.5.18

Research Has Probably Been Overstating How Smart Dogs Are

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.

8.7.18

Windows Malware WannaCry Delays Manufacturing of the Next iPhone Processor

The world’s largest chip supplier admitted that the attack that brought production to a halt was caused by unpatched Windows 7 systems.

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6.5.18

San Fransisco's Homeless Crisis Is Now a Poop Crisis

The city is overrun with people who have nowhere to relieve themselves—and that's a problem for any resident, whether they have a home or not.

4.7.18

This Is What It Would Take to Turn a Virus into a Weapon

“A well-funded organization with scientific expertise and the resources to grow, manipulate, or release agents, and the motivation to actually use them—that’s the worst-case scenario."

4.4.18

This Is What It Would Take to Turn a Virus Into a Weapon

“A well-funded organization with scientific expertise and the resources to grow, manipulate, or release agents, and the motivation to actually use them—that’s the worst case scenario."

1.11.18

How Gross Is It to Eat Buffet Food?

Well, an infectious diseases specialist called them "cesspools for bacteria."

1.8.18

8 Things People Still Get Wrong About HPV

Setting the record straight on America's most common STD.

1.3.18

A New Viral Therapy Eradicated The Most Untreatable Type of Breast Cancer in 90 Percent of Mice

Two major studies showed combing viruses with other types of therapies could be especially effective at treating immunotherapy resistant cancers in mice.

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