British dentists are being told not to re-use dental instruments from root canals because it could put patients at risk for mad cow disease.
A new birth control pill that stops menstruation completely is expected to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration next month.
Doctors in New York have removed a woman's gall bladder vaginally with minimal external incisions.
China, apparently fearing criticism of its recent satellite destruction, has put off hosting next week's global meeting on hazardous space waste.
Smith Micro has released its MediaRECOVER 4.0, a file-recovery software tool that enables users to recover their lost or corrupted digital media files.
These days, EMC looks a little like the Energizer Bunny - it keeps going, and going, and going - seemingly unstoppable.
Adolescents who are chronically exposed to family turmoil, violence, noise, poor housing or other chronic risk factors show more stress-induced physiological strain on their organs and tissues than other young people.
A new experiment aims to accelerate electrons using dark red light.
Physicists Develop Force Law for Granular Impacts: Sand, Other Granular Matter's Behavior Is Better Defined
Sand. A single grain is tiny, but solid, and shares the physical properties of other solid matter. But pack or transport millions of grains together - as modern society does with coffee grounds, flour and industrial chemicals ...
Researchers at the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego report that they have developed a new method for detecting cancer very early in its development, when it consists of just a few cells. The ...
If you’ve ever had a broken arm – or a paper cut – you probably appreciated the healing role textiles played in your recovery. New types of materials are now being used to treat internal illnesses and injuries, making ...
Combining the world's largest radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico with a precision imaging, seven-antenna synthesis radio telescope at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO), a team of researchers led by ...
Yale School of Medicine and University of Crete School of Medicine researchers report in Cell April 20 the first evidence of a molecular mechanism that dynamically alters the strength of higher brain network connections.
Imagine looking at a pool of spilled milk. Your brain knows that it's milk and not another white substance like sugar, or cottage cheese, but how does it know?