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The large, colorful parasite has apparently been lurking there for years.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Drinking alcohol or taking certain medications can make us unfit to drive, but what about marijuana?

Sofie Bates, Contributor

This image shows two oblong, clear pill capsules, one open and one closed, with multiple dome-shaped drug delivery devices inside one pill and on the table in front of the other.

Pill uses a dissolving spring-loaded needle to spare people with diabetes from normal injections.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Polio peaks in the summer, measles during the school year, and chickenpox in the spring.

Claire Cleveland, Contributor

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share prize for discovery of checkpoint inhibitors for cancer therapy.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the discoveries behind the three most anticipated science prizes of the year.

Chris Gorski, Editor

These significant advancements could win the Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry.

Inside Science Staff

Field of red poppies by the seaside

For the first time, scientists have sequenced the poppy genome -- and found some curious genetics at work.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Researchers discover that enzymes can be used to ward off the effects of damaging nerve agents.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

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