U.S. researchers say even if an HIV vaccine doesn't offer perfect protection against the virus, it might provide a survival advantage after infection.
A new satellite that last week began gathering data from the Earth's atmosphere could be a key tool in unraveling just how much effect the reflectivity of clouds and tiny particles called aerosols are having on the planet's ...
Some aspects of evolution are like the real estate business in that it’s all about location, location, location! Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and ...
It seems like something out of an X Files script - a person's health-care information encoded into a tiny chip and implanted beneath the skin - but it's no script, says one health ethicist.
Seiko Epson Corp. has successfully developed A6-size (7.1 inches on the diagonal) electronic paper using a plastic substrate. Drawing on Epson's original SUFTLA technology, the new electronic paper achieves Quad-XGA resolution ...
U.S. scientists say they've observed for the first time that gene expression can occur in the form of discrete "pulses" of gene activity.
Norwegian scientists say they've determined where a meteorite struck ground last week and now researchers are debating its impact.
Carnegie Mellon University is sending two small bipedal robots to the RoboCup 2006 World Championship June 14–18 in Bremen, Germany, to provide color commentary for robot soccer matches -- a first for humanoid robots.
Mobile-device use in Houston and New Orleans has seen a spike since Hurricane Katrina, a research group said Monday.
Texas Instruments said Monday it had developed a 45-nanometer wet lithography process that doubles the number of chips it can produce on a silicon wafer.