(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Toronto have discovered a way to map the interactions of genes within a cell, a significant breakthrough that promises to help researchers better understand the causes of disease, ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Snoring is more than just a funny noise. For many children, that rumbling is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which occurs when extra tissue in the nose or throat blocks breathing and interrupts sleep.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Work by European researchers means that software is about to get the assembly line treatment. It offers a powerful new paradigm for software development.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The ultimate goal of engineering professor Brian Willis' research is to improve the functionality of future electronic devices.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research predicts that a wave of drug-resistant HIV strains will emerge in San Francisco within the next five years, hampering efforts to control the pandemic.
Canada's food safety system is reactive, lags behind other countries, and investment is needed to ensure it can adequately protect Canadians, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has spotted its first never-before-seen near-Earth asteroid, the first of hundreds it is expected to find during its mission to map the whole sky in infrared ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Buildings consume 40 percent of our nation's energy. NREL is testing and researching electrochromic windows that could knock that back significantly.
Research from a five-year international clinical study shows that acyclovir, a commonly prescribed drug used to suppress symptoms of the herpes virus, does not affect HIV transmission by people with both viruses.
Seventy percent of Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut, Canada's largest territory, live in households where there isn't enough food, a situation with implications for children's academic and psychosocial development, found an ...