Whole genome tests can help identify the cause of a baby’s mysterious illness. But ethicists say it’s still too soon to use them for all infants.
Tracking the spread of disease requires precision and math. But super-spreaders, who transmit germs faster and further than other patients, can confound the model.
The world’s pharmaceutical supply chain is in danger as the virus spreads across China and jeopardizes travel and trade.
The ubiquitous compounds known as PFAS are nearly indestructible. But scientists are learning to split their ultra-strong carbon-fluorine bonds.
Two more companies recalled their ranitidine drugs, generic forms of Zantac, over concerns they may contain a carcinogenic substance.
Companies claim they can now easily calculate your biological age. Should you take them up on it?
Airplanes may seem like the perfect place to catch a cold or flu, but the real threat isn’t in the sky. It’s on the ground.
Mixed reality displays are entering the operating room, first as surgical planning tools and soon as real-time guides to help doctors zap tumors.
Six years after it ceased to be an official diagnosis, Asperger’s lives on as a unifying label and a source of strength.
Food packaging can contain a group of chemicals called PFAS, which have been linked to immune, thyroid, kidney, and reproductive health problems.