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The first case of a 'highly contagious' ringworm infection spread through sex has arrived in the US, researchers say

New York researchers say they have studied the first reported case of TMVII, which is found to ofte…

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Experts are racing to contain 'the most dangerous' monkeypox virus yet before it causes a global outbreak

The new monkeypox strain spreads mpox rash in new ways. "There's definitely the opportunity for thi…

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After humans, ants are now the only species found performing life-saving surgery on others of their species!

In a fascinating turn of events, scientists have documented that Florida carpenter ants engage in s…

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Why do you need to pee more when it gets cold?

For some, the increased urge to urinate in cold weather can indicate a condition called overactive …

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A new study suggests a culprit in bird flu's rapid spread through US cattle, and how to stop it

Raw milk is a hazard to cows, workers, and consumers, a new study suggests. There a few things dair…

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Millions of people are using compromised Google Chrome browsers due to malware-infected extensions, Stanford researchers find

Downloading extensions from portals like the Google Chrome Web Store (GCWS) has become second natur…

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A mummified 44,000-year-old wolf is so perfectly preserved its stomach could contain remnants of its last meal

Locals found this first-of-a-kind Pleistocene wolf in Siberia. It's so mummified that scientists ho…

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WHO confirms human case of bird flu in India! H9N2 virus detected in a four-year child in West Bengal

The World Health Organisation has confirmed the human case of bird flu in India, after the H9N2 vir…

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Why 4 new bird flu developments have experts worried about the virus

The H5N1 bird flu virus is changing and getting more opportunities to adapt to humans. Experts are …

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Scientists discovered 50,000-year-old viruses in Neanderthal DNA that could help explain their mysterious extinction

Research found signs of ancient viruses in Neanderthal DNA that they may have gotten from ancient h…

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The 3rd human case of bird flu in the US has 2 new and troubling symptoms

The H5N1 avian-flu virus has its third known infection in a US farmworker. Unlike previous patients…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Where Canada's 'super pigs' are most likely to invade the US — and potentially cause millions of dollars in damage

A new study found there's high potential for Canadian super pigs, a cross between a wild boar and d…

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This high schooler won $10,000 because he saw a mysterious outbreak killing sea turtles in his Hawaii hometown and decided to do something about it

Hawaii's green sea turtles are dying from mysterious tumors. Maddux Alexander Springer spent 400 ho…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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The 10 states where your pet is more likely to get sick from tick-borne diseases, viruses, parasites, and more

Analysts ranked the 50 US states by risk of dog and cat diseases. Here are the diseases to watch ou…

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A sudden spike in cases of a rare infection often linked to flesh-eating bacteria is happening in Japan

Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is rare but deadly. Since there is no vaccine, health exp…

Julia Naftulin   


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The COVID-19 infection you caught at a Taylor Swift concert is not a gift from 'Mother'

In an informal poll on X after the Eras Tour's Madrid leg, over 3,700 people said they'd caught the…

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Scientists witnessed an orangutan treating his wounds with medicinal plants, showing human-like behavior

An orangutan named Rakus has a pretty solid grasp of first-aid. He's the first orangutan ever obser…

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Did infection from human viruses contribute to the demise of Neanderthals 40,000 years ago?

Researchers sifted through DNA extracted from Neanderthal remains in Chagyrskaya Cave, Russia, to l…

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Parasitic worms are set to become a whole lot more common because of climate change, study says

Climate change is often associated with rising temperatures, but it has also led to an overall incr…

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Feeling fatigued? 10 signs your body is craving protein

Protein is an essential macronutrient that plays a crucial role in numerous bodily functions, inclu…