Robots might soon be sanitizing hospital rooms, killing far more bacteria than humans

Robots do a much better job at sanitizing than humans ever could.

Why the WHO put a mysterious ‘Disease X’ on its most-feared list

We don’t know anything about disease X — that’s the point.

How Ancestry Shapes Our Immune Cells

The body’s defense systems are impressive.

If you like having sex, you should thank pathogens for making it possible


Europeans picked up a customized immune system by having sex with Neanderthals

“Is that a more pronounced inflammatory response or are you just happy to see me?”