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.
March 14, 2019
Shocking stats about suicide by firearm (the most common method in the U.S.) move professors to action.
March 12, 2019
A first-of-its-kind study has uncovered dramatic racial differences in the brains of those with dementia.
February 28, 2019
Long, jargon-filled sentences have the potential to cause clinically significant harm, but overall, the algorithm impresses.