Browse news articles connected to BioInteractive classroom resources to infuse current events into science teaching. The articles come from trusted news outlets, such as the Associated Press (AP) and The Atlantic, and other sources chosen for use in the classroom.

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Me, Myself, and a Hundred Trillion: Dining with your Gut Microbiome

Do you really want to eat that second slice of cake?

Oh, no — you look great! I only ask because it may not actually be you who wants it.

Let me explain. What if I told you that there were a few trillion extra cells inside your body scarfing down the food you eat, cont

Lab-made “mini organs” helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing she loved best, horseback riding.

Science Says: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? New research suggests random chance may play a bigger role than people realize.