The Man Who Drank Cholera and Launched the Yogurt Craze
Ilya Metchnikoff laid the foundation for modern probiotics.
A Holiday Guest Is Leaving Dangerous Poop in Your Couch
We have long known that we can catch germs while traveling. Recent years have shown that we can also bring home bed bugs. This holiday season, a PLoS One study informs us that by merely plopping into the seat of a car or airplane, we can unknowingly pick up dust mites—microscopic 8-legged arthropods that eat […]
Teen MacGyver Invents Battery to Save the Planet
14-year-old creates eco-battery with aluminum foil, old guitar strings, and club soda.
10 Reasons Why You Can’t Live Without A Particle Accelerator
Particle accelerators can make you healthy and wealthy.
Mind-Control Helicopters and the Healing Power of Poop
Five unlikely breakthroughs in medical science today.
A Vehicle of Wonder
The story that launched generations of scientists