Scientists have identified a naturally occurring enzyme that can break down a key component of the brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease. The finding may provide researchers with new opportunities to understand ...
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a novel mathematical model that describes how radio-frequency-identification (RFID) readers capture tag data on a single inquiry. The researchers – Kazem ...
In a novel effort to simplify and speed up safe human stem cell research, Johns Hopkins has set up a “one-stop shop” to preserve, create, supply and test high-quality cell lines for its own researchers now and the greater ...
China said Tuesday air quality is moderately or seriously polluted in nearly half of its cities, with particulate matter being the chief culprit.
Grand Rapids, Mich., retail chain Meijer Inc. has announced it will distribute free antibiotics to customers for colds and other ailments.
A study debuted in New Orleans has suggested that electromagnetic radiation from cell phones may have an effect on a man's sperm count.
A study by the Rand Corp. said a new form of health plan may cause some employees in the United States not to seek necessary care.
Experts in New York and around the world have said antiretroviral treatments have revealed hidden cases of leprosy in some AIDS patients.
A U.S. bird expert says one of the world's most colorful birds -- the macaw, the largest member of the parrot family -- is in danger of becoming extinct.
Doctors across the United States are beginning to use an alternative method to help detect breast cancer that a mammogram may have missed.