Maurice Hilleman, M.M.R. Vaccine’s Forgotten Hero
An irascible but modest scientist devoted his life to preventing childhood illnesses, with such success that their once-fearsome toll has faded from consciousness.
Scientist at Work Blog: Into the Valley and Rinchen Zoe La
More illness delays scientists' expedition up the Nikka Chhu valley in Bhutan, but the prominent glaciers and ice fields of Rinchen Zoe La are in sight.
New Tick-Borne Heartland Virus Has Scientists Puzzled
The so-called Heartland virus, never seen before, is the apparent cause of severe illness in two Missouri men who were bitten by ticks.
Genetic Database of Bacteria Aims to Track Food-Borne Illness
A new public database will enable scientists to pinpoint much faster what food is behind a given outbreak and what country it came from, researchers say.
Doctors identify Cambodia mystery illness
Scientists identify illness that killed 64 children as Enterovirus 71, a strain of hand, foot and mouth disease.