Science: Don’t double dip that chip!

It’s a question that has been pondered by party-goers for centuries and now that we have entered into the season of holiday celebrations and get-togethers, the answer has never been more crucial.

What are the dangers of double-dipping? Can the bacteria in your mouth really make it onto a chip then into the dip? Is […]

One test can detect all viruses that infect people and animals

A new test developed by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis can now detect virtually any virus known to affect humans and animals. Called ViroCap, this test can also detect “novel” viruses not yet identified, as long as they share a few genetic characteristics with known viruses.

According to a recent article, the researchers […]