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A look at Lyme disease, the illness linked to a multibillion-dollar banking blunder.
A new report says evidence that the flu shot works for seniors is lacking.
Drug resistant superbugs are on the rise. Doctors have identified a strain of the bacteria responsible for the common ear infection that is anything but common -- it's resistant to all antibiotics approved for use in children.
Have you had your flu shot yet? Ira talks with influenza experts about the upcoming flu season and efforts to improve influenza prevention and treatment.
An new thermal infrared camera might make crime scene investigations easier.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
Fifty years later, forensic scientists apply modern tech to the JFK assassinatio...
A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel "Bones...
\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.