University of Chicago researchers say they've discovered the human brain is apparently still evolving. In two related papers published in the Sept. 9 issue of Science, they show that two genes linked to brain size are rapidly ...
British scientists have been given the go-ahead to create a human embryo that will have genetic material from two mothers.
Researchers say they've found a quirky or socially awkward approach to life might be key to becoming a great artist, composer or inventor.
MBL scientist invents backpack that empowers wearers to generate their own electricity In an unprecedented breakthrough in the development of portable and renewable human-driven energy sources, an MBL (Marine Biological ...
Based on superlattice nanobelts A previously-unknown zinc oxide nanostructure that resembles the helical configuration of DNA could provide engineers with a new building block for creating nanometer-scale sensors, transducers, ...
Mobile phones could one day have the memory capacity of a desktop computer thanks to a microchip that mimics the functioning of the brain, scientists report today in the journal Science.
Pygmy chimpanzees known for resolving conflict through sex rather than fighting are reportedly facing extinction.
The Japanese government says its stockpile of plutonium had grown to 43.1 tons as of the end of 2004, up 2.4 tons from 2003.
Google said Thursday Vinton Cerf will be its so-called chief Internet evangelist.
Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain and the Gulf of Mexico shoreline reportedly are suffering environmental damage from sewage-infested floodwater.