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.
November 14, 2018
Touch boosts the health of premature babies. For those doing the cuddling, the personal rewards are also boundless.
November 8, 2018
Mutation revelation is a boon in era of targeted therapies, say oncologists at UCSF.
November 7, 2018
UCLA’s Alan Castel explains the psychology of successful aging in his new book, “Better with Age.”