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Infectious/emerging diseases

New research shows how female mosquitoes use their noses to locate humans to bite, and a novel way to stop them.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New studies show how satellite images can predict the spread of human illness.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Hope for fighting malaria may reside in the guts of African mosquitoes.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Researchers race to bring cheap HIV testing to rural regions of developing countries.

Devin Powell, Contributor

Expert panel revisits the danger of air travel during a pandemic.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Benefits from closing schools to combat swine flu too small to justify costs.

Devin Powell, Contributor

Advice from a fluid dynamics professor about the best way to swat pesky skeeters.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A discussion on the merits of masks when facing a pandemic.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

WHO declares H1N1 influenza virus pandemic.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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