Throughout much of her young adult life, Terry Hatcher was living in a disassociated state, disconnected from the world -- zoned out. She tried to commit suicide at age 21.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope continues to make significant progress, successfully completing a series of sunshield vent tests that validate the telescope's sunshield design.
(AP) -- Blind and deaf people soon will be able to more easily use smart phones, the Internet and other technologies that have become staples of life and the workplace.
(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of researchers has discovered a new class of highly electronegative chemical species called hyperhalogens, which use superhalogens as building blocks around a metal atom. The new chemical ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Hopes that coral reefs might be able to survive, and recover from, bleaching caused by climate change may have grown dimmer for certain coral species, according to new research by University at Buffalo marine ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Tumours seem to pacify our immune system by tapping into our bodies codes, but we may be able to use this trick against them in our bid to hunt them down.
With frantic efforts to gird for the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic still etched on the public mind, some health officials have been gearing up weeks earlier than usual to do battle with the 2010 flu season.
(PhysOrg.com) -- An Arizona State University geotechnical engineer says the U.S. should learn from what New Zealanders did to withstand a recent powerful quake and how they could have prepared even better.
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of the large asteroid Vesta that will help scientists refine plans for the Dawn spacecraft's rendezvous with Vesta in July 2011.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers with a conservation alliance based at Texas Tech University have found a quail loaded with high levels of the antibody that fights West Nile virus.