Exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be associated with depression, a new study shows.
Researchers recently isolated 63 unique dust particles from their laboratory and that's just the beginning.
Scientists seeking to improve cancer treatments have created a tiny drug transporter that maximizes its ability to silence damaging genes by finding the equivalent of an expressway into a target cell.
Researchers who are working to fix global positioning system (GPS) errors have devised software to take a more accurate measurement of altitude particularly in mountainous areas.
When a species recovers enough to be removed from the federal endangered species list, the public trust doctrine the principle that government must conserve natural resources for the public good should guide ...
The development of a new cell-culture system that mimics how specific nerve cell fibers in the brain become coated with protective myelin opens up new avenues of research about multiple sclerosis. Initial findings suggest ...
At the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) meeting this week, American researchers are unveiling a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the Earth's global positioning system (GPS).
A study of home purchases during the real estate boom years in Chicago shows how one ethically murky and sometimes illegal - tactic used to sell homes may have contributed to the housing crash.
Saying a prayer may help many people feel less angry and behave less aggressively after someone has left them fuming, new research suggests.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane making the cancer insensitive ...