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Infectious/emerging diseases

New tools help forecast risk of climate-dependent diseases.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Here are some of the science and engineering stories circulating online that address the issues behind the games.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Blocking infectious disease depends to a surprising degree on taking local steps.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

By quickly providing answers, new DNA sequencers are helping combat outbreaks of deadly diseases.

Carrie Arnold, Contributor

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

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