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Jul 11, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin does much more than most people probably suspect.
Jul 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now running tests on six forgotten vials of smallpox recently discovered in an unsecured laboratory.
Jun 18, 2014 01:12 PM ET
Malaria kills more than half a million people a year, with the female mosquito being 100% responsible for the mass murder. Could scientists hack the reproductive process of mosquitoes such that, over time, no more female babies are born?
Jun 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A herpes virus that infects humans originated in chimpanzees before it jumped into early human ancestors, according to a new study.
May 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The bacteria that cause the illness may have been lurking around for 15 million years -- long before humans walked on Earth.
May 20, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
Germs may linger for days on the surfaces found within airplanes, such as the armrest, seat-back pocket and toilet handle.
May 13, 2014 12:59 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
But still, drinkers in the Americas imbibe less than Canadians or Russians, says a WHO survey.
May 13, 2014 12:14 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Health care officials hope to contain the MERS virus in the U.S.
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