How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
How much sugar are you really eating?In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
New tactics, old foe: malariaVector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
UC Santa Cruz
October 10, 2019
The famed pill could help mobilize blood-forming stem cells for bone marrow transplant collection.
October 9, 2019
The goal is to bring to the clinic a novel compound to selectively destroy breast cancer cells.
October 3, 2019
Whether food is cooked or raw has a distinct effect on gut microbes, researchers find.