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.
June 6, 2019
A new therapy using stem cells from bone marrow has reversed MS symptoms in mice, setting the stage for human trials.
June 4, 2019
Researchers were surprised to find chicken is no better than beef — contrary to popular belief.
May 30, 2019
Scientists develop a cannabidiol analogue that shows promise for treating epilepsy without needing to cultivate marijuana.