Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and the University of California, San Francisco have identified for the first time how tiny genetic factors called microRNAs may influence the differentiation ...
One out of ten elderly adults on Medicare reports drinking more alcohol than is recommended, according to a new study from Brandeis University.
The European Union has voted to support climate change proposals to cut emissions and increase energy efficiency.
An Italian researcher says adult stem cells may be the biological basis for a rare disease that causes premature aging in children.
Two U.S. departments said they plan to invest $18.4 million for biomass research, development and demonstration projects over three years.
A British report suggests a link between radiation exposure and heart disease for workers at nuclear power plants.
An antibiotic-resistant bacteria called Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase is killing people and swine in Denmark.
U.S. officials released a flood into the Grand Canyon to try to undo damage caused by the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam in the 1960s.
While doctors already face many challenges in treating patients with cancer, treating pregnant women with the disease, in particular, can be quite difficult as studies suggest that certain therapies can harm developing fetuses. ...
Technician Yung-Yung Sung huddles over her desk twisting carbon wires—each half the diameter of a single strand of human hair—along curved grooves on a ceramic plate. Even Sung's skilled fingers can't prevent wires from ...