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Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
During your next flight, consider that one or more of these unsavory organisms will be in the cabin with you.
Dec 3, 2014 11:10 AM ET
Feces-contaminated water causes illness and death for nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 ever year, according to the United Nations. And 14% of the global population has to defecate in the open. Trace explains why toilets matter so much.
Nov 3, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Ebola virus is no match for these 10 things that can kill it upon direct contact.
Oct 29, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Spats between politicians and the public over how to react to the Ebola virus may threaten public trust and could keep workers from going to Africa.
Oct 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
News that a doctor in New York with Ebola traveled on the subway the day before he developed symptoms of the disease may have some people worried about contracting Ebola on public transportation.
Oct 25, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
People with a rare disorder called anhidrosis cannot produce sweat, and now a new study finds that the condition may be caused by a mutation in a single gene.
Oct 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Another Ebola victory: Nina Pham, the first nurse in Dallas to be infected with Ebola, is now free of the virus.
Oct 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
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