Nathan Seppa's Articles
- Science TickerA compact device can process a blood sample to diagnose HIV or syphilis when attached to a smartphone.
- News in BriefWith the help of their own stem cells, MS patients can stop the disease in its tracks in many cases.
- NewsA long-term sleep study strengthens the link between the two breathing disorders asthma and sleep apnea.
- NewsTests in lab dishes and mice suggest an experimental compound called teixobactin can kill staph, TB microbes and other bacteria.
- NewsObese middle-aged and older people fare better if they have had bariatric surgery, a long-term study of veterans finds.
- Reviews & PreviewsSelfishness is not the rule in human society, new book argues.
- NewsA drug that shuts down a potent signaling molecule in cells might boost protection elicited with flu vaccination, a study finds.
- News in BriefA drug used in Eastern Europe for decades by people trying to quit smoking outperformed a nicotine patch in a six-month test.
- FeatureWest Africa’s 2014 Ebola epidemic showed what can happen when a contagious virus emerges where cultural practices, public fears and porous borders fuel the spread of disease.
- NewsTargeting an immune signaling protein called interleukin-28B might boost protection generated by flu shots.