Diet and disease

Many people around the world eat insects, but still some of us are squeamish about eating them.
Inside Science Contributor
Wearing masks for more than a year could have been a key factor in why many states can now lift mask wearing restrictions.
Inside Science Contributor
Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Cancer cells become super-charged when exposed to methylmalonic acid, a chemical that builds up in older people's bodies.
Brian Owens, 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
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Doctors get a better look at brain tumors.
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A month worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
What does the science say about the safety of America’s chicken farming practice?
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
A new way to treat deadly MRSA infections, gets the blue light.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
A new paper shows just how diverse the biochemicals in our food are, and how hard it is to understand how they impact our bodies.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Violence and disease -- but also art and culture -- accompanied humanity's movement into increasingly populated areas.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor