How a bearded dragon STI controlled the minds of a cricket colony

The discovery, made by accident, tells us about insects' behavior and gives insight into our own

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60% of astronauts test positive for active herpes virus in space

Something about space brings out cold sores - what does it mean for people on Earth?

This year the flu came in two waves – here’s why

Two different strains of flu tag-team our immune system

Vaccines aren't yet using our immune system's full potential

The most important invention in medicine could save even more lives

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Could heat improve the immune system's response to cancer?

Scientists are applying old ideas in more inexpensive and precise ways