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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.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t