A U.S. scientist has created a computer chip consisting of thousands of electrodes yielding molecules that bind to receptor sites.
German scientists say a redistribution of ocean waters caused by global warming will likely affect the Earth's rotation and the length of days.
Bacteria from the same family as the Black Death was recently found inside British trash cans that are only emptied once every two weeks.
A parasitic disease transmitted by sand flies has become so common in Iraq that troops call it the "Baghdad boil."
A Canadian study has found computerized tomography has a nearly 100 percent detection rate for acute ruptured cerebral aneurysms.
A spate of recent egg hatchings at Maryland's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center is giving new hope for the dwindling global population of whooping cranes.
No drugs exist to protect the public from the high levels of radiation that could be released by a "dirty" bomb or nuclear explosion. Such excessive exposure typically causes death within weeks as the radiation kills blood ...
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have developed new technology which, combined with proteomics – the large-scale study of the structure and function of proteins and their ...
Tropical plants may be more adaptable than commonly thought to changing rainfall patterns expected to accompany a warming climate, new research shows.
Scientists have developed a novel strategy for tackling neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease: encouraging an individual's own cells to "eat" the malformed proteins that lead to the disease.