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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 24, 2014 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders reports that the scale of the epidemic is unprecedented.
Jun 20, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A study of thousands of blacklegged ticks showed that the tiny arachnids would more often than expected deliver two diseases at once.
Jun 20, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The CLARITY technique is being used to image donated, postmortem brains from people with autism or epilepsy.
Jun 18, 2014 09:47 AM ET
The state of California says its cases of whooping cough have reached epidemic proportions. What is whooping cough, and what's causing so many instances of it to crop up?
Jun 17, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dig reveals bodies covered with a thick layer of lime, three kilns where the lime was made, and evidence of a giant bonfire containing human remains.
Jun 10, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
A mysterious disease that is turning sea stars to goo has taken off along the Oregon coast, with up to half or more of the creatures being infected in just the last few weeks.
Jun 9, 2014 05:51 AM ET
Research out of the U.K. raises the possibility of doing an end-run mitochondrial defects that can harm babies by swapping out the "broken" mitochondria for healthy ones from another woman.
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