Latest from Brian Vastag

The National Institutes of Health should invest more heavily in research on this disease.

  • Jul 20, 2015

Former Washington Post writer pleads with NIH director for funding for research of debilitating illness that has stricken him and countless others.

  • Jul 20, 2015

Dr. Shulgin, 88, was a biochemist who helped spread the popularity of Ecstasy, later banned by the DEA.

  • Jun 3, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says antibiotic-resistant microbes kill 23,000 each year.

  • Sep 16, 2013

New project explores the cosmic puzzle of “dark energy,” the force driving the universe apart.

  • Sep 7, 2013

Nerve agents are the most deadly of the types of chemical weapons recognized by experts.

  • Aug 21, 2013

Among his innovative campaigns, he persuaded Kellogg to put the NCI’s number on All-Bran boxes.

  • Aug 16, 2013

Sodium left behind in upper atmosphere will be turned into guide stars to help calibrate telescopes.

  • Aug 10, 2013

Concentrations of the heat-trapping gas hit 400 parts per million — a level not seen in millions of years.

  • May 10, 2013

A robotic capture could launch as soon as 2017, with astronauts later being sent near the moon to study it.

  • Apr 5, 2013
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