(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Johns Hopkins have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors. The work, described online in the Jan. 20 issue of Science Express, shows ...
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered that nitroxoline, an antibiotic commonly used around the world to treat urinary tract infections, can slow or stop the growth of human breast ...
President Hu Jintao has urged the United States to ease restrictions on high-tech exports to China after Beijing and Washington signed $45 billion in trade deals during his US visit.
Indian software major Wipro announced Friday a change in leadership to bolster its profit performance after releasing quarterly earnings that lagged its IT peers.
A very special student is attending a lesson at Moscow's school number 166: Stepan, a plastic robot, is in the classroom to help a little boy with leukaemia to follow the lesson through his eyes.
(AP) -- Bureaucrats are struggling with an age-old question: What is the value of our lives?
Japan's space agency said it would launch a rocket on Saturday to deliver more than five tons of supplies to the International Space Station, after an earlier postponement. ...
(AP) -- New Zealand conservation officials on Friday euthanized 10 pilot whales, the only survivors of a 24-strong pod that became stranded in a mangrove swamp.
The world will run out of Internet addresses "within weeks", according to one of the founding fathers of the web, a report said Friday.
Leading Japanese and Chinese electronics firms NEC Corp. and Lenovo Group are in the final stages of talks to form a joint venture in the personal computer business, according to a report.
(AP) -- LG Display suffered a net loss in the fourth quarter after it was slapped with a hefty European Union fine for price fixing late last year.
A University of Manchester scientist has revealed the mechanism that binds skin cells tightly together, which he believes will lead to new treatments for painful and debilitating skin diseases and also lethal heart defects.
(AP) -- Funding to startups slipped in the fourth quarter of 2010 as venture capitalists funneled less money into fewer companies, with biotechnology taking the brunt of the drop-off, according to a study slated for release ...
Will Lonesome George ever become a dad? Scientists are still hoping to mate the near century-old giant tortoise from the Galapagos - even though efforts over the past two decades have failed.