NASA says its GeneSat-1 spacecraft will be carrying bacteria inside a miniature laboratory when it's launched into orbit Monday by a U.S. Air Force rocket.
The first 90 of more than 1,000 orangutans are to be released in early 2007 in two areas of Borneo as part of a project to save the species.
A U.S. epidemiologist says the flu vaccine shortage of 2004 appears to have had a negative impact on continuity of care.
The China Meteorological Administration has said the country has experienced its warmest autumn in more than half a century.
U.S. scientists say they've identified anti-hypertensive agents that can prevent cognitive decline and amyloid neuropathology in Alzheimer patients.
A University of Arkansas professor’s most recent work addresses the question of how human eating habits have evolved over millions of years.
It turns out that sequencing the human genome – determining the order of DNA building blocks -- has not completely cracked the code of how DNA directs various cellular processes. In addition to the sequence of the base ...
Researchers have discovered that a treatment involving enzyme replacement therapy dramatically reduces the risk of death in children with Pompe disease, a rare genetic disorder in which most children die before their first ...
ASM International and IMEC announce that they have demonstrated three generations of ASM’s Aurora® low-k and SiC dielectric barrier materials for IMEC’s 300mm pilot line.
Vistasp Karbhari, a professor of structural engineering at UC San Diego, has developed fiber-reinforced polymer composites as strong, lightweight materials for aerospace, automotive, civil and marine applications, so he thought, ...