A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.
A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.
Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.
The drug that comes in a little blue pill could help keep malaria contained by stiffening up the parasite that causes it, say researchers.
An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.
Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.
Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.
The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.