Living in Silicon Valley, it's easy to get caught up in the excitement of technological change. Unfortunately, it's also easy to overlook those who may be left behind.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Using nano-scale materials, a University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist is developing a way to improve food safety by adding a thin anti-microbial layer to food-handling surfaces. Only tens of nanometers ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- UConn scientists say the results could complicate disease identification in humans.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Women scientists must confront sexism when competing for scholarly awards, according to a new analysis.
(PhysOrg.com) -- DNA from the stomach bacteria of a young man who died hundreds of years ago is shedding light on movement patterns of North American peoples and when they came in contact with Europeans.
Cancer survivors die of non-cancer-related causes at much higher rates than the general public. In 2008, the U.S. economic burden of cancer totaled over $228 billion but only 41% of these costs involved direct cancer care. ...
Stretching before a run neither prevents nor causes injury, according to a study presented today at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Patients with both type 1 diabetes and CKD have an increased risk of adverse outcomes. Despite aggressive treatment, many patients with type 1 diabetes and overt nephropathy develop End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and/or succumb ...
President Barack Obama Thursday met the cream of Silicon Valley business titans, including Apple's Steve Jobs, to seek input on how to speed up job growth and economic recovery.
The architect of China's "Great Firewall" has admitted using software to circumvent the vast system of Internet censorship -- but only to probe the security of his widely reviled creation.
Eight robots that play football, engage in sumo wrestling and play music have been unveiled at a Peruvian university by the creator, Japanese scientist Hiroshi Ishiguro.
(AP) -- Sony is doing booming business in India, dominating in flat-panel TVs and digital cameras, and is in good shape to keep growing in coming years, a top executive said Friday.