viruses

Hacking

A Computer Afflicted With 6 Infamous Viruses Has Passed $1 Million at Auction

The art project can be yours for a mere seven figures.
Rob Dozier
5.21.19
Motherboard

The Dirtiest Place in an Airport Is Not in the Bathroom

A study showed which surfaces in an airport have the highest concentration of viruses, so make sure to wash your hands.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.20.18
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
body

There Are More Than 380 Trillion Viruses in Your Body at Any Time

Viruses on your skin? Check. Viruses in your lungs? Check. Viruses in your pee? Check.
Chandrabli Ghose
David Pride
10.9.18
antibiotic resistance

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Found in a Pond Knocked Out an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

Phage therapy isn’t a new idea, but it’s taken a while to gain traction in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.18
HPV

Why It Matters If HPV Caused Your Head or Neck Cancer

Doctors are finding that some patients can be cured with way less treatment.
Shayla Love
1.12.18
immunity

This Is How Scientists Decide What Goes In Your Flu Shot

Your flu shot is one of the world's most educated guesses.
Knvul Sheikh
11.15.17
climate change

Climate Change Could Cause More Deadly Infections Worldwide

“It takes an enormous toll on human health, it causes massive suffering, and it’s something to be taken very seriously.”
Michelle Malia
11.8.17
Health

The US Just Approved ‘Killer’ Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Help Fight Disease

The Environmental Protection Agency has given the green light to biotech startup MosquitoMate.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.17
STDs

Most People Get Herpes Long Before Their First Hookup

You might even have daycare to blame.
Michelle Malia
6.5.17
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Let My Dog Give Me Kisses?

Let's start here: One in six dogs is a "serious stool eater."
Denny Watkins
4.4.17
What's Freaking Me Out

What Can I Catch if Someone Spits On My Face?

Because we all know a spray-talker or two.
Cassie Shortsleeve
2.24.17
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