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.
UCLA via The Conversation
November 29, 2018
Sleep helps brains develop — no surprise. Unexpected was the importance of one aspect of where teens slept.
November 28, 2018
The first cell “atlas” of a hippocampus affected by traumatic brain injury is made.
November 14, 2018
Berkeley Lab indoor air experts share their tips on dealing with air pollution.