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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.

Inside Science Television

Numerous chickens in an enclosed area, on a dirt floor, with pipes and machinery running through the crowd

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

Wide array of multi colored foods on a table, including peppers, herbs, tomatoes, cured meats and more.

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

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