A few doors down from my house, a man is selling drugs. But he’s not standing on a street corner, skittishly glancing up and down the road. Instead, he is sat behind a desk, in a small room lined with neat glass cabinets – and if anything, he looks rather bored. Continue reading
Life as a worker ant is hard enough as it is. But carpenter ants foraging for food in the rainforest must deal with an additional threat: a parasitic fungus that takes over their body and controls their every move. Continue reading
Doctors have recently come under fire for prescribing the herbal remedy St John’s wort alongside other drugs, which could result in harmful effects. We clearly need to be more aware of these adverse interactions, but St John’s wort could still be a useful treatment for depression.