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.
UC San Diego
January 15, 2019
Large study identifies genetic variants linked to risk tolerance and risky behaviors.
January 10, 2019
The sugar industry has driven decades of biased research that shirk sugar's responsibility for chronic disease.
UC Santa Cruz
January 9, 2019
New findings show how a tilt of the head facilitates social interaction, with potential benefits for people with autism.