Midwest farmers could get a permanent dose of southern-style weather if future climate change projections are accurate, says a Purdue University agricultural economist.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Crime scene forensic analysis has long functioned on the premise that a person's unique identity is hidden in the tiny loops and swirls of their fingerprints, but teasing that information out of the incomplete ...
While women in general commit far fewer violent crimes than men, a new study by a Northeastern University professor finds the difference between the genders is much smaller in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
A pioneering clinical trial is testing the effectiveness in leukemia of a small molecule that shuts down MDM2, a protein that can disable the well-known tumor suppressor p53.
In an effort to pinpoint potential triggers leading to inflammatory responses that eventually contribute to depression, researchers are taking a close look at the immune system of people living in today's cleaner modern society.
This time last year, tablet computers were just remembrances of clunky laptops with articulating hinges that really failed to sell.
Answering e-mail while toggling between telephone conversations. Monitoring social networking sites while working. Supervising the kids' homework while listening to the news and cooking dinner. The abundance of contemporary ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Of 70,000 species of flowering plants yet to be described by scientists, more than half may already have been collected but are lying unknown and unrecognised in collections around the world, ...
(AP) -- It's taking longer than Google Inc. anticipated to deliver a new operating system designed to make computers run faster.
Helicopter emergency medical services can be a life saver for patients needing immediate care. But, according to a University of Cincinnati study, the process of activating them often delays treatment beyond recommended times.
A growing online library of bird sounds, photos and information offers a new resource for backyard birders and seasoned ornithologists alike.
(AP) -- A French disease expert says there is strong evidence linking U.N. peacekeepers to a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed more than 2,000 people.
(AP) -- Streaming music service Spotify will launch in the U.S., but its CEO won't say when.
Many U.S. restaurants may be ignoring a desire by American consumers to dine at environmentally friendly restaurants, according to a small exploratory study.
The lame-duck Congress may be the last chance for the current Democratic majority to slip through legislation legalizing online gambling, a move that could have dire consequences for communities and the economy, a leading ...