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.
May 17, 2018
Compared to equal amounts of starch, sugar sweetened calories present cardiometabolic risk.
May 10, 2018
Less stress hormone is found in children with access to green spaces, clean air and quality grocery stores.
UCLA via The Conversation
May 9, 2018
A new pill may lower blood alcohol levels, helping a hangover and preventing alcohol overdose deaths.