Dartmouth Medical School geneticists have discovered that DNA damage resets the cellular circadian clock, suggesting links among circadian timing, the cycle of cell division, and the propensity for cancer.
U.S. scientists say they've found people view members of social out-groups, such as homeless people, with disgust and not a feeling of fellow humanity.
Gene amplification plays an important role in causing cancers via activation of oncogenes. If scientists can determine the rules as to which segments of genetic material become amplified and how, oncologists and drug researchers ...
Fourteen years after a talking Barbie doll chirped “math class is tough” and a barrage of criticism from women's groups forced the doll off toy store shelves, it is hard to imagine Barbie announcing, “my Internet skills ...
A rare cancer is reportedly decimating Australia's dwindling Tasmanian Devil population, ABC News reported Thursday.
An asteroid that's about one-half-mile wide is hurtling toward Earth, expected to narrowly miss the planet early Monday.
The first global survey of lighting uses and costs suggests the world's electric bill would greatly decrease with a switch to efficient lighting systems.
A great hammerhead shark caught off the Gulf Coast of Florida last month was reportedly pregnant with 55 "pups" -- setting a record.
Italian scientists say the stem cells they extracted from "virgin birth" embryos are capable of turning into neurons.
China has allowed reporters inside its space launch control room at Aerospace City near Beijing as part of an effort to join in the world's space projects.