South Korea, concerned about lead and cadmium contamination, will recall vast quantities of food grains and produce cultivated in areas near abandoned mines.
A British study suggests discrimination plays a significant role in the pay gap between men and women scientists working in British universities.
Italian scientists have provided the first quantitative description of neonatal imitation in a non-human primate.
Japanese scientists have proposed a solution to the puzzle of why blue light-emitting diodes are so bright.
U.S. scientists say they have used the nematode worm to identify a raft of new proteins vital for healthy sperm production.
U.S. scientists say they have identified the genes that are unique to the human egg.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have identified the importance of a gene critical to normal muscle function, resulting in a new mouse model for a poorly understood muscle disease in humans.
A new research study of children’s growth, published in the September issue of Pediatrics, can help parents and pediatricians determine the risk that a child will be overweight at age 12 by examining the child’s earlier ...
Humans, animals and plants require copper to live, and scientists have now discovered how cells absorb this mineral that fuels the brain, heart and other vital organs.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) have found a viral target that opens the door for the development of drugs to destroy tumors caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).