U.S. researchers have found a surprising cultural influence on some boys' drive for muscularity: video gaming magazines.
Heart researchers at the Center for Translational Medicine at Jefferson Medical College have used gene therapy to reverse heart failure in animals. In addition, they found that this gene therapy strategy had "unique and additive ...
New evidence indicates that small pieces of noncoding genetic material known as microRNAs (miRNAs) might influence cancer susceptibility. Differences in certain miRNAs may predispose some individuals to develop cancer, say ...
Women who regularly enjoy an alcoholic drink or two have a significantly lower risk of having a non-fatal heart attack than women who are life-time abstainers, epidemiologists at the University at Buffalo have shown.
Young adults don’t necessarily have ‘identity crises’ when it comes to flexible labour markets and job insecurity, concludes a new study published by Bristol University. The study, Constructing coherence: young adults’ ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants a warning printed on the labels of all gadolinium-based magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents.
Japanese scientists have discovered how pluripotency -- the ability of stem cells to differentiate into other cell types -- is regulated.
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected five next-generation vehicle research projects to share in $19 million in government funding.
China and Russia aim to send an unmanned spacecraft to Mars in 28 months, it was reported Tuesday.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected the winner of the "NASA Space Pennant Design Challenge."