Some cut flowers and potted plants are better than others at fending off the aging process, known as senescence. To help tomorrow's blooms stay fresh longer, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong ...
A technique pioneered in the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory of Dr. Jeremy Mao, the Edward V. Zegarelli Professor of Dental Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, can orchestrate stem cells ...
Scientists have caught male topi antelopes in the act of faking fear in front of females in heat as a way to improve their chances of having sex.
Rice University bioengineering students really get their teeth into their senior design projects. This year, one team got everybody else's teeth into it, too.
Oil giant BP pledged Monday up to 500 million dollars (405 million euros) to study the impact of the Deepwater Horizon rig spill on the Gulf of Mexico environment.
(AP) -- Space shuttle Atlantis closed in on the 120 million-mile mark as its final voyage neared an end and astronauts inspected their ship in advance of Wednesday's landing.
(AP) -- Nokia Corp. will run mapping and navigation services for Yahoo Inc. in an acknowledgement that the slumping Internet company hasn't kept up with rival Google Inc. in the increasingly important area of location services.
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first diagnostic test for 2009 swine flu under its traditional approval system.
(AP) -- The Supreme Court has turned down Microsoft Corp.'s appeal of a jury verdict that it infringed on another company's patent.
Children and adolescents with an injury or disability may use mobility aids such as crutches, walkers and wheelchairs to help them move around more easily. However, use of these aids has been associated with risk for injury. ...