A new drug has shown promising results against breast and prostate cancer cells and tumours that are resistant to conventional hormone-based treatments, according to research published in the British Journal of ...
Crude oil from the wrecked 146 000-ton tanker, Hebei Spirit, is seen polluting the sea off South Korea in this Envisat image.
Research reported December 11 in the journal Advanced Materials describes a potentially promising strategy for encouraging the regeneration of damaged central nervous system cells known as neurons.
Five satellites launched last February to probe magnetic storms around the Earth will move into prime observing position next month, but they already have produced important new information on the interactions ...
It is a familiar scenario experienced around the world: an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness suddenly emerges in a community, and no one knows where it came from or how to stop it. At the start of the outbreak, only a ...
The Boeing Co. announced the successful U.S. launch of the second of four Italian COSMO satellites.
A Palm Beach, Fla., circuit court judge has ruled in favor of homeowners who lost citrus trees when the state tried to halt the spread of canker disease.
A study suggested that U.S. skiers are less likely to head to the slopes if their backyards are snow-free, despite how much snow is reported at ski areas.
U.S. scientists say patients responding to a new peptide vaccine for leukemia enjoyed a median remission more than three times longer than non-responders.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of 2,460 1.5-ounce bags of Lay's Classic Potato Chips in northern Texas because of a labeling error.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide recall of Back to Nature Sesame Ginger Rice Thins crackers because of a labeling error.
The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 98,772 pounds of braunschweiger, or liver sausage, due to a labeling error.
A cancer cell line that is resistant to one of the newest classes of cancer treatments has been developed by researchers who already are using it to determine what else to give patients when this happens.