A brand new approach to treating severe nerve pain – by aiming drugs at a previously unrecognized molecular target – has been discovered by University of Utah scientists who study the venoms of deadly, sea-dwelling cone ...
Recent bioarchaeological findings at the ancient Dead Sea settlement of Qumran confirm the existence of a strange communal latrine --located at a remote distance, conforming with extreme hygiene practices described in ancient ...
Confocal light microscopy has been an important tool for biomedical scientists as they work to unravel molecular events occurring within human cells. Less than two decades ago, an important advance in microscopy technology ...
NASA engineers tried Monday to re-establish contact with the Mars Global Surveyor, which has quit communicating with Earth.
Surveys by Washington researchers indicate there are good reasons middle-aged women in the United States are not as happy as the rest of the population.
The Columbus Zoo in Ohio uses humans as surrogate mothers to baby gorillas so the babies can learn nurturing and become caring parents themselves.
Open-space preserves in the San Francisco Bay Area may soon be populated with cows as a way to reduce wildfires and fend off an encroaching forest.
A scientist in Baltimore has developed a contact lens that can provide diabetics with a non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar.
A study presented at a Chicago conference has suggested that intense anger could cause death in some heart patients.
A New York doctor said a test developed by Dutch researchers could help prevent rheumatoid arthritis.