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Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

What to understand about this new phase.

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Science debunks a deadly summer food myth

Can you swim after eating? An emergency doctor and drowning expert debunks the science and explains what you need to know about safe swimming this summer.

Science

A chemical critical for world food supplies may cause cancer

It’s effective, cheap, and pervasive — and it needs to be stopped.

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Food scientist debunks a dangerous myth about chicken

Leave your chicken slime alone.

Mind and Body

Will the next pandemic stem from antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

The future of medicine hinges on how we address this burgeoning issue.

Vaccines

There's finally a breakthrough in the hunt for a malaria vaccine

“It is an emergency. It's an emergency every year.”

mask up

New CRISPR face mask could help us fight Covid-19 variants

Researchers from Harvard and MIT have designed new "living" face masks that use CRISPR engineered enzymes to detect pathogens, including Covid-19, in minutes.

Fact check

Five dangerous fentanyl myths debunked by science

A new study reinforces the “need for science” in law enforcement training.

Covid-19

How the common cold can prevent Covid-19 infection

The common cold could prime your immune system for a Covid-19 battle.

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Science debunks food myth that stretches back to Gengis Khan

Just how scientific is this superstition?

Mind and Body

Aerosol transmission: 4 reasons why we’re not ready to fight future outbreaks

Scientists around the world are arguing that an improved understanding of aerosol transmission can prevent future illness — if governments take it seriously.

Mind and Body

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Why it’s worth the minuscule risk

The benefits outweigh the risks.

Variant

Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

What to understand about this new phase.

Check, please!

Science debunks a deadly summer food myth

Can you swim after eating? An emergency doctor and drowning expert debunks the science and explains what you need to know about safe swimming this summer.

Science

A chemical critical for world food supplies may cause cancer

It’s effective, cheap, and pervasive — and it needs to be stopped.

Check, please!

Food scientist debunks a dangerous myth about chicken

Leave your chicken slime alone.

Mind and Body

Will the next pandemic stem from antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

The future of medicine hinges on how we address this burgeoning issue.

Vaccines

There's finally a breakthrough in the hunt for a malaria vaccine

“It is an emergency. It's an emergency every year.”

mask up

New CRISPR face mask could help us fight Covid-19 variants

Researchers from Harvard and MIT have designed new "living" face masks that use CRISPR engineered enzymes to detect pathogens, including Covid-19, in minutes.

Fact check

Five dangerous fentanyl myths debunked by science

A new study reinforces the “need for science” in law enforcement training.

Covid-19

How the common cold can prevent Covid-19 infection

The common cold could prime your immune system for a Covid-19 battle.

Check, please!

Science debunks food myth that stretches back to Gengis Khan

Just how scientific is this superstition?

Mind and Body

Aerosol transmission: 4 reasons why we’re not ready to fight future outbreaks

Scientists around the world are arguing that an improved understanding of aerosol transmission can prevent future illness — if governments take it seriously.

Mind and Body

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Why it’s worth the minuscule risk

The benefits outweigh the risks.