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February 2, 2015


Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell

What is Ebola?

With no licensed Ebola vaccines, early recognition and care is necessary. Know the facts!

August 9, 2013


people spelling poop out in sparklers

Fecal Transplants, C-Diff, And Poop!

Doctors have been having remarkable success with a rather unconventional type of treatment: fecal transplantation.

February 6, 2013


water droplets on a gray background

Why Do You Become Dehydrated When Sick?

If you have a runny nose and a fever, you'll need to drink more to replace those lost fluids. But why?

December 7, 2009



Useful Appendix

Why do we have an appendix if scientists say we don't need one? Well, new studies have been published that explain why.

January 20, 2006



The Creature with the Extra Brain in Its Gut

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

November 23, 2005



Babies cry. In fact, babies cry more in their first three months of life than at any other time. How much crying is normal? What amount is too much? By too much, I don’t mean too much for your ears to take, but excessive to the point of being symptomatic of something serious? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 16, 2003


Lactose Not-so-intolerant

Are you lactose intolerant? Here's the cure to your dairy issues.

September 27, 2003


What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Today's Moment of Science is about Crohn's disease, its symptoms, cause, and treatment.

September 27, 2003



Nearly everyone gets hemorrhoids at some point in his or her life. So what exactly are hemorrhoids? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003



Today’s word is Lactobacillus bulgaricus; or, if you’d like an easier word of the day: yogurt.

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