A team of scientists announced today a critical step on the path of realizing the promise of embryonic stem (ES) cells for medicine. As described in the April 21 issue of Cell, the researchers have discovered unique molecular ...
Cellulose--a fibrous molecule found in all plants--is the most abundant biological material on Earth. It is also a favored target of renewable, plant-based biofuels research. Despite overwhelming interest, scientists know ...
Pacific Ocean, approximately 800 km west of Costa Rica—An international team of scientists aboard the research drilling ship JOIDES Resolution has—for the first time—recovered black rocks known as gabbros from intact ...
The U.S. International Trade Commission was issued a mandate last week to act on a 3-year-old complaint filed by Energizer over a patent infringement.
Federal officials say the outbreak of mumps centered in the U.S. Midwest is likely to spread before it can be reined in with vaccinations and quarantines.
A Northwestern University study suggests higher levels of education are associated with a lower prevalence of coronary artery calcium.
India plans to release an additional 45 Megahertz of wireless bandwidth to civilian use in the coming months.
UGS Corp. announced Wednesday a $289 million grant to enhance engineering programs at the University of Cincinnati.
Samsung has selected Germany's Infineon to supply radio frequency chips for its line of EDGE mobile phones, which will debut later this year.
The global mobile-phone market increased by 26 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period a year ago, a research group reported.