Skin infections have decimated bobcats in southern California. Now, researchers think rat poison may be to blame.
These real medical conditions carry uncanny echoes of our monster legends.
New research suggests the rabies virus uses a snake venomlike compound to manipulate infected animals.
New study identifies obstacles for UN strategy of treatment as prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.
Pesticide-treated bed nets trigger rapid evolution and resistance in one common species of sub-Saharan African mosquito, new study finds.
How an angry encounter with a total stranger helped to identify the cause of Legionnaires’ disease.
Toddler's remains, found in a church crypt in Lithuania, challenge conventional wisdom about the history and spread of smallpox.
Shaving and grooming may create an opportunity for infections to spread.
Sending research dollars to where they are needed most requires a hard look at real, sustained threats to society.