Infectious/emerging diseases

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
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
New tests, masks, and ventilators developed this month may help fight the pandemic.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
What does the science say about the safety of America’s chicken farming practice?
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor