Esther Landhuis

Esther Landhuis is a freelance science journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area.

All Stories by Esther Landhuis

  1. Life

    Genes that control toxin production in C. difficile ID’d

    Pinpointing the genes behind Clostridium difficile toxin production could help researchers disarm the superbug without killing “good” bacteria.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Healthiest weight just might be ‘overweight’

    The body mass index tied to lowest risk of death has risen since the 1970s. It now falls squarely in the “overweight” category.