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Spritam: This is the First FDA-Approved 3D-Printed Drug

A new pill that can control epileptic seizures has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administrations, but that's not the interesting part. ...

BEST OF 2015 // #79: Treating White Nose Syndrome

White Nose Syndrome is responsible for millions of bat deaths.  WNS, where a white mold converse the mouth and nose of bats leading to...

Google Doodle Honours Inventor of the Eye Test

Google has changed it's front-page Doodle.  While this morning's Google Doodle might have been one of the more obscure, most people will recognize his...

The Best of 2013 // #85: Four-Stranded Human DNA

While describing the discovery of DNA, biologist James Watson and Francis Crick presented the image of a twisting pair of strands they called the...

BEST OF 2014 // #85: Hunting HIV

HIV treatment has made great progress since the turn of the century, and thanks to something called HAART - Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy -...

BEST OF 2014 // #89: Chikungunya arrives.

In July of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that Chikungunya, a recently introduced mosquito-born virus had made it into...

Best of 2011 // 95: HPV Vaccine for the Boys

Five years ago, the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) made the controversial decision to endorse and recommend a vaccine for all girls to prevent...

Best of 2011 // 97: Chronic Fatigue Mystery Deepens

In 2009, a controversial study published in the journal Science made a controversial claim: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, whose cause has long remained a mystery to...

Best of 2011 // 99: CIA Exploits Vaccine Drive

After the death of Osama Bin Laden in May of 2010, reports emerged alleging the Central Intelligence Agency had held a vaccine drive in...

The Best of 2013 // #97: Battle to the Cellular Death

Charles Darwin established the idea that evolution is a process of genes surviving on and spreading, in a survival of the literal fittest model....

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