Microscopic worms used for scientific research are living longer despite cellular defects, a discovery that is shedding light on how the human body ages and how doctors could one day limit or reverse genetic mutations that ...
A Mayo Clinic study has brought into question a U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning about the use of a medication to control nausea during surgery.
A combined treatment with rapamycin and Gleevec might reverse the effects of portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease, according to the results of a new study on rats. The study is in the October issue of ...
Arctic sea ice during the 2007 melt season plummeted to the lowest levels since satellite measurements began in 1979, according to researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center.
New research shows how the houseplant "mother of thousands" (Kalanchoe diagremontiana) makes the tiny plantlets that drop from the edges of its leaves. Having lost the ability to make viable seeds, the plant has shifted some ...
Computer scientists at UC Davis have developed a technique to speed up program debugging by automatically "chipping" the software into smaller pieces so that bugs can be isolated more easily.
Delayed gamma rays from deep space may provide the first evidence for physics beyond current theories.
Big waves in fierce storms have long been the focus of ship designers in simulations testing new vessels.
Siemens is now offering a Powerline adapter for fast transmission of DSL data around the home. The Gigaset HomePlug AV 200 makes setting up a home network a simple task, even for adults without any technical knowledge.
Research In Motion today introduced the BlackBerry Pearl 8130, the first BlackBerry Pearl smartphone to run on CDMA networks.