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 7, 2017
Eleni Linos focuses on how technology influences our behaviors to make an impact on health.
UC San Diego
November 6, 2017
Newly detected resistance mechanism helps protect cells from threats such as heat shock.
November 1, 2017
A new study highlights major health problems affecting historically ignored racial groups.