We could be headed for a sneezier future
Pollen levels are rising across Europe, scientists report, and the culprit might be higher carbon dioxide levels.
Illegal wildlife trade could spread disease
The modern medicine chest is packed with stories of lifesaving drugs ingeniously drawn from unlikely species.
Warming climate boosts avian parasites
Tourists may have spread deadly virus to wild gorillas
Researchers connect herpes virus to a domino effect set off by nitrogen pollution
A gang of drug-resistant infections, presumably on the run from hospitals and landfills, is cropping up in marine mammals, weaving a web of disease that extends deep into the ocean.
Genetically modified mosquitoes could deliver vaccines
The battle against climate change–induced malaria might be over before it starts
Cutting carbon emissions could be a public health boon