Improving Madagascar's ailing health system will require determination—and data.
On a remote Melanesian island, a Spanish doctor has revived the 60-year-old quest to eradicate a disfiguring disease
Science staff writer Jon Cohen joins podcast host Sarah Crespi to discuss how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in three diverse locations.
Colombian physicists and engineers are working on more efficient ways to detect land mines that still riddle their country.
Grantee Lizzie Wade accompanied geologists and ecologists as they explored former guerrilla territory in Colombia. Read her feature for Science magazine here.
New efforts aim to curb Florida's startlingly high HIV infection rate.
Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian children are living with HIV, even though the worldwide rates of mother-to-child transmission of the virus have plummeted.
Is Russia, people living with HIV/AIDS struggle to access appropriate treatment.
As Russia grapples with an HIV/AIDS epidemic, individuals are stepping forward to help find a solution.
With rising sea levels, Bangladeshi islanders are confronted with hard choices on how to best deal with the water that is both a threat and a necessity.
The threat of future nerve agent attacks is spurring urgent efforts to find better countermeasures, with several promising compounds in the pipeline.
In the 1980s, Iraq frequently shelled Iranian soldiers and villagers with sulfur mustard and nerve agents. Scientists are seeking to uncover how the chemical attacks trigger illnesses decades later.