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The early Earth was no place for life as we know it: Belching volcanoes, meteor strikes, hydrogen cyanide and a healthy bombardment of ultraviolet rays.
A round-up of the latest HIV/AIDS research news and an update from the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Researchers are exploring a new approach to fighting HIV infection by genetically modifying a person’s own immune cells to be resistant to the virus.
The vaccine offered complete protection against malaria in a small trial, but only after five doses.
We'll get the latest on HIV and AIDS news from the International AIDS conference in Vienna.
We'll get the latest on the outbreak of Type A, H1N1 influenza. What are researchers learning from studying the virus -- and how are doctors and other health professionals dealing with its spread?
The National Institutes of Health has decided to cancel a large-scale test of an experimental AIDS vaccine, saying that more focused research was needed on the way such vaccines interact with the immune system. We'll talk with Anthony Fauci, head of the N
Doctor Jordan Metzl says specific cardio and strength training regimens can trea...
Exercise scientists Tamara Hew-Butler and Greg Whyte talk about how the body cha...
Can regular mental exercise help slow down the progress of dementia?
Can exercise help keep aging brains healthy?
New York Times science writer William Broad’s book investigates popular health c...
Could popping a pill turn a couch potato into a long-distance runner?