Infectious/emerging diseases

The finding illustrates the value of regular weather observations made by commercial airplanes.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
A vaccine could confer long-term protection even if a natural infection does not.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The animals have evolved an immune system that doesn’t cause as much inflammation.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The new Nobel Prize for hepatitis C follows Blumberg's 1976 Nobel for hepatitis B. Both discoveries helped make blood transfusions safe.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The research that won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine has saved millions of lives, but it has not yet led to a vaccine.
Brian Owens, Contributor
3 Share Physiology or Medicine Nobel for Discovering the Hepatitis C Virus
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The unprecedented pace of scientific progress on Covid-19 builds on groundbreaking discoveries from the past.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
A new study shows how self-imposed COVID prevention measures like hand-washing and mask-wearing work to prevent a large outbreak -- if they happen fast.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Public art displayed this month reflects widespread calls for action.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor