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How well do flu shots work? Here’s what the science says.

Dear Julia: How well do flu shots actually work?<p>Just about every influential public health figure urges people to get their flu shots each fall as a necessary precaution during influenza season.<p>So over dinner, I asked a couple of respected evidence-based medicine researchers what they thought of …

Public Health

New 3D-Printed Ovaries Have Allowed Infertile Mice to Give Birth

Human trials are on the cards.<p>Infertile mice have been given the ability to birth healthy offspring, thanks to new 3D-printed ovaries that connected …

New Hydrogel That Mimics Cartilage Could Make Knee Repairs Easier

The knees are always the first to go.<p>A new cartilage-like hydrogel material could make the job of repairing knees much easier, say scientists, as …

Guardians of The Galaxy, Volume 2: A Scientist's Review

How awesome is it?<p>Star-Lord Peter Quill and the gang are back as <i>Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2</i> opens in cinemas from today in another outing of …