• Going viral

    In the age of social media, fears and rumours about outbreaks and epidemics can quickly spread out of control. How can health officials help contain the panic? By Mike Ives

  • The superhero in your vagina

    While it’s healthy to have a variety of bacteria in our guts, there’s one place where it’s best to have a single type dominant: the vagina.

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    Dead man's sperm

    What drives the partners of men who have died to try and have their babies? Jenny Morber delves into the legally and ethically fraught world of post-mortem sperm donation