Recharging your laptop computer -- and also your cell phone and a variety of other gadgets -- might one day be doable in the same convenient way many people now surf the Web: wirelessly.
U.S. scientists have successfully grown large numbers of stem cells from adult pigs' heart tissue and used the cells to repair heart attack damage.
U.S. and Brazilian scientists say a gene linked with Alzheimer's disease may protect children from development problems of early childhood diarrhea.
The U.S. journal Molecular and Cellular Proteomics has made an article published by Nobel Laureate Andrew Fire available free to the public.
There's a new fad starting, which might eventually prove to be more a revolution than a fad: an efficient furnace that also generates electricity.
U.S. scientists say they have developed a method of controllably altering the diameter of individual carbon nanotubes.
Experts have questioned whether Internet addiction constitutes a psychological disorder and an Arlington, Va., group may add it to its diagnostic manual.
U.S. scientists say they have developed a new technology for cleaning oil spills on oceans, lakes and other waterways.
The underground chamber in Florence, Italy, where Leonardo da Vinci dissected human corpses and animals has been opened briefly for scientific exploration.
NASA said the International Space Station crew was busy Tuesday with spacewalk preps, including spacesuit sizing and servicing.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins’ High Throughput Biology Center have invented two new gene “chip” technologies that can be used to help identify otherwise elusive disease-causing mutations in the 97 percent of the ...
How drugs such as adrenalin do primarily one thing – in this case, increase the heart rate – now makes more sense to scientists. "Any time you get a sudden jolt, adrenaline (a.k.a. epinephrine) is why your ...
According to a recent study in Ecological Monographs, predicting the impact of climate change on organisms is much more complicated than simply looking at species northern and southern range limits.