A surge of new brain exercise products is offering baby boomers the hope of sharper minds, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
A hand transplant patient in Spain is wiggling her fingers less than a month after receiving two new hands, El Pais newspaper reported Wednesday.
The Voronezh region of central Russia is once again seeing an epidemic of hemorrhagic fever, this time affecting the kidneys.
Peering deep within the cells of fruit flies, developmental biologists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia may have discovered a new way that genes are turned on and off during development. ...
The Bush administration is calling for polar bears to be listed as a threatened species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
A common perception is that pet owner is a young person who is full of action, exercises a lot, and actively plays with a pet, particularly with a dog. The reality is different, however.
The incidence of stroke in the U.S. over the past 50 years has declined, although the severity of stroke has not, according to a study in the December 27 issue of JAMA.
In the study, glucose is shown to stimulate the activity of the Liver X Receptors (LXR) a and b, The LXRs act as sensors of dietary components, orchestrating the body's response to nutrients such as oxysterols (short-lived ...
Samsung Electronics announced that it has developed the industry's first one gigabit (Gb) Mobile DRAM (dynamic random access memory) for mobile products, using 80nm process technology.
This was a year for the record books for computer crime with 2007 likely even more dire, Wednesday's Washington Post reported.
Spirit is healthy and conducting scientific analysis of a rock target known as "Palma." During the past week, Spirit tested some new software sequences, including a "watch for dust devil" command and an automatic ...
A study done on mice has shown that jet lag may not only be a nuisance to frequent fliers but it could be al health risk.
Japan's newest fitness craze, Nordic walking, has onlookers puzzled as to why people are walking with ski poles when there is no snow.