By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 15:41
Brain-eating amoebas have claimed this summer's second victim, as the first victim is set to start rehab this week.
By John Ericson | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:30
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis, caused by the parasite Naegleria fowleri, has a 99% fatality rate and is usually not diagnosed until it's too late.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 14:12
Slime molds use a type of spatial "memory" to navigate through a maze to find food, despite lacking a brain.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 17:00
Contact lens wearers beware: scientists have warned that people who don't clean that lenses properly are at the mercy of a tap water-dwelling bug that can gnaw through eyeballs and cause blindness.