I was on a bit of a hiatus on blogging last month, but a lot of good things happened. I had a manuscript accepted for publication at Cell, I got my box checked (which means I have permission to start writing my dissertation, which means I should be graduating this year), and my fiance and [...]
Two of the most monumental developments in the history of human civilization, likely the innovations that have saved more human lives than any other, are soap and sanitation.
It's the time year for watery eyes and itchy noses, and if you're among the afflicted, you may be surprised to learn that decades of botanical sexism in urban landscapes have contributed to your woes.
An astronomer's mysterious malady became a golden opportunity for a medical entomologist
The Asian cousins of North America's tree-munching gypsy moths are crossing the Pacific on cargo ships and could establish a beachhead in the U.S.
Findings from a large, randomized trial suggest early exposure may decrease risk by as much as 86 percent
A few years ago, while casting out to twitter asking for immunology-themed post ideas, Christie Wilcox mentioned that a friend of hers seemed to have an allergic reaction after having sex.
A Canadian boy picked up new allergies when he received donor plasma