In a rush to deliver Amazon packages, the driver crashed into a car stopped at a light, killing a 9-month old. He belonged to Amazon’s vast contractor network that a ProPublica investigation found is responsible for 60 accidents with injuries, including 10 deaths, since…

30 minutes to an hour. That’s the standard time for a lab technician to smear blood on a slide, prep it, scan it for malaria parasites and count them. Imagine what that means for a clinic that sees dozens of patients per day. Manu Prakash did. Then the Stanford…

Previous fluctuations in the Earth’s climate pale in comparison to what we’re seeing now, a new study published yesterday in Nature confirms.  

It looks like the hippocampus is capable of generating new neurons after all—up to the ninth decade of life, according to a new study in Nature that may breathe new life into Alzheimer’s research.

A genetically altered mouse capable of contracting the Zika virus could pave the way to help scientists screen potential Zika therapies, underscoring the importance of animal models. A lack of research attention and animal models complicated efforts to understand the virus…