It's not often beauty, brains and wealth finish last, especially in the bedroom. But when it comes to finding a sexual partner in Australia, the top priority for most men and women is finding a partner who loves and cares ...
An international research team has discovered that forest fragmentation poses an even greater threat to Amazonian biodiversity than previously thought. Their findings, to be published next week (27 November – 1 December) ...
South Korea slaughtered 236,000 chickens and ducks after tests confirmed an outbreak of a highly virulent type of bird flu, the government said.
Use of caffeine as a stimulant is becoming a problem among U.S. young people who can't get enough of it, Northwestern University researchers say.
U.S. chemists at Rice University say they have discovered how to assemble gold and silver nanoparticle building blocks into larger structures.
U.S. researchers say they've determined a radical prostatectomy can be a viable option for select octogenarian patients.
The need for new antibiotics to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria has led U.S. chemists to the first synthesis of a potentially valuable antibiotic.
A science editor says the U.S. share of scientific papers published worldwide in peer-reviewed science and engineering journals is declining.
A China Internet Society study has suggested 6.25 percent of cell phone users in the country receive spam text messages more than 40 times a week.
Boys and girls tend to use different parts of their brains to process some basic aspects of grammar, according to the first study of its kind, suggesting that sex is an important factor in the acquisition and use of language.
A new X-ray microscope can look at nanomaterials in three dimensions.
Rising sea levels, fueled by melting polar ice caps, may well pose a greater threat to Louisiana than the sinking of its land, a new Tulane University study says.
Positively charged lipid-based nanoparticles are known to trigger strong immune responses when injected into the body, which can be problematic when attempting to use this type of nanoparticle as a drug delivery vehicle. ...
Photodynamic therapy is a well-accepted treatment for a number of diseases of the skin, including several forms of skin cancer and actinic keratosis, a precancerous condition. However, the light-sensitizing agents used in ...