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This week's image is at once fascinating and haunting: It is bacterial cells of Staphylococcus aureus, the most common cause of staph infections. (I must …

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Each year millions of U.S. adults go without routine immunizations resulting in as many as 50,000 deaths from preventable diseases. That's according to a recent …

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The Associated Press has produced a rather fascinating Flash presentation illustrating the threat that drug resistance poses to global health. Entitled "When Drugs Stop Working: …

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Maggie Koerth-Baker has an interesting entry on Boing Boing this morning about rabies: On average, 55,000 people worldwide die from rabies every year, but only …

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