Dr. Allen Steere led the research that led to the discovery of Lyme disease. Here’s what he thinks should happen now. 8:00 a.m.
The number of tickborne illnesses in the US is increasing; the number of reported cases of Lyme disease alone have tripled since the 1990s. Here are the most common human-biting ticks in the United States: 8:00 a.m.
Deer are needed to spread Lyme disease. What if we brought back their natural predators? 8:00 a.m.
There’s much to worry about when we go outside: rising heat; disease-bearing ticks and mosquitoes; sharks and superstorms. But when fear keeps us indoors, there’s too much we stand to lose. 8:00 a.m.
In a time of #MeToo and “girl power,” teen girls may seem stronger and more empowered than previous generations. Yet, many remain susceptible to predators. 5:23 p.m.
On Monday, the Trump administration announced changes to the landmark act that would weaken the law and make it harder to protect wildlife from increasing threats like climate change. 2:35 p.m.
A look back at the week in 280 characters. 11:28 a.m.
Who will preserve these memories? Who will warn us of our past, lest we repeat it? Who will keep Eva Kor’s story, and the story of the Holocaust, alive? 11:13 a.m.