Britons have reportedly been unwittingly eating banned genetically modified rice imported from the United States for months, if not years.
Pope Benedict XVI may reportedly embrace the theory of intelligent design, possibly heralding a fundamental shift in the Vatican's view of evolution.
Although human genes contribute significantly to a person's health and behavior, these two kinds of traits aren't closely linked at all. In fact, a study appearing this month in the Public Library of Science found absolutely ...
Cells in an embryo divide at an amazing rate to build a whole body, but this growth needs to be controlled. Otherwise the result may be defects in embryonic development or cancer in adults. Controlling growth requires that ...
The oldest known fossil coelacanth has just been described by Macquarie University researchers in the international journal Biology Letters, in conjunction with colleagues in Victoria and Paris.
While cotton may be the fabric of our lives, Texas Tech University researchers may have discovered a polyurethane nanofiber technique that can save lives.
Chinese lawmakers have pledged to clean up the notoriously polluted city of Beijing by 2008, when the city will play host to the Olympic Games.
Lower water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are hurting Michigan marinas, tourism and the shipping industry, the Detroit Free Press reported.
U.S. archaeologists have excavated what appears to be the skeleton possibly 2,000 years old from the shores of a lake near Austin, Texas.
Chinese researchers said Monday that the first round of clinical tests of a bird flu vaccine for humans have found the treatment to be safe and effective.