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.
September 17, 2018
UC scientists dive into the ambient factors contributing to health crises like obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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September 13, 2018
They say ‘you are what you eat.’ But a new study suggests that when you eat may be just as important.
September 6, 2018
8,000 new combinations are surprisingly effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.