U.S. researchers report successfully testing two candidate vaccines that may eventually be used together to protect against HIV infection.
Austrian scientists have found the 27,000-year-old burial site of three infants -- the first such European discovery from the Upper Palaeolithic period.
U.S. cancer researchers have identified a biomarker for brain tumors that also regulates the spread of intercranial tumors.
Los Angeles prosecutors have filed charges against hospital owner Kaiser Permanente for allegedly abandoning a homeless patient on skid row.
The European Space Agency says it will create special content to appear in Google Earth, focusing on such events as volcanic eruptions and dust storms.
The answer to one of the world's largest problems – the need for clean, renewable sources of energy – might just come from some of the world's smallest inhabitants – bacteria – according to a new report, Microbial ...
A University of Illinois-Urbana study suggests aerobic exercise can help reverse the brain shrinkage that begins around age 40.
Despite solid growth the past three years, America's economy will be subdued through 2008, say University of Michigan economists.
A new technique developed by researchers at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory now allows scientists to use an isotope of manganese not abundant on Earth to understand the record of millions of years of changes ...
Like a bird in molt, the BaBar detector is temporarily vulnerable while it acquires better plumage.
Researchers at Purdue University's Envision Center for Data Perceptualization have transmitted what may be the largest movie ever streamed over the Internet.
Although they're among the simplest organisms, bacteria are some of the most creative life forms on earth. Just ask molecular biologist Chobi DebRoy, director of Penn State's Gastroenteric Disease Center. "We ...
Geologists have developed a new theory to explain how and when the Appalachian Mountain range was created. Their research redraws the map of the planet from 420 million years ago.
Money changes everything, and that includes changing people's motivations for the better and their behavior toward others for the worse, according to a new study published in the international journal Science.