A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks

The female deer tick (Ixodes scapularis), seen here laying eggs, can spread several diseases, including the…

Mosquitos Are Spreading a Rare, Brain-Infecting Virus in Florida

The Eastern equine encephalitis virus (in red) seen magnified in the salivary gland tissue of an…

Can You Forget Things on Purpose?

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, Shutterstock Giz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about…