Bug Off: Why Mosquitoes Have An Annoyingly Amazing Sense Of Smell
When scientists tried to mess with mosquitoes’ sense of smell, these pesky insects found another way to sniff out their next meal.
Is A New HIV-Prevention Drug Worth The Extra Cost?
With affordable generic PrEP drugs on the horizon, a new brand-name PrEP rollout complicates access to underserved communities.
When A Correction May Not Be Helpful
Messages meant to counter misconceptions about the Zika virus may have decreased trust in correct information as well.
Can’t See The River For The Trees
Increased forestation can lead to dramatic declines in river water flow.
Flu Versus Cold: Battle Of The Respiratory Viruses
When the flu season ramps up, researchers see a decline in colds. Are the two related?
A ‘Shared Ride’ May Be A Public Burden
A new study found that the presence of services like Uber and Lyft increased road congestion in San Francisco.
Do Plants And Birds Deserve Online Privacy?
Citizen science apps let people get out and explore nature. But they can also draw unwanted attention to threatened species.
A Glacier Grows In Greenland (For Now)
Scientists report cooler Arctic waters have temporarily thickened the ice at the edge of Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland.
Jet Stream Brings California Rain, But Not Relief
Research suggests California’s wet winter will not save it from a harsh wildfire season.
More Desalination, More Problems?
Desalination converts salt water into drinkable water, but there are pros and cons to the process.