Harvard Medical School scientists have identified a new family of proteins that virtually all bacteria use to build and maintain their cell walls.
Approximately one third of all fragrances on the market contain vetiver oil as a key ingredient, for which no synthetic odorant is commercially available. Instead it has to be distilled from the dried roots of vetiver grass. ...
New technology at the University of British Columbia makes it possible for a person to speak or sing just by using their hands to control a speech synthesizer.
British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved: How he has managed to survive so long with such a crippling disease.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Birds do it, bees do it. Even scientists in labs do it. But the scientists can't hold a candle to the birds and the bees, who can make gobs of primo DNA without even thinking about it.
Scientists from Germany today reported a major advance toward opening the doors of a carbohydrate-based medicine chest for the 21st Century. Much more than just potatoes and pasta, these carbohydrates may form the basis ...
A new device which transforms paralysis victims' breath into words – believed to be the first invention of its kind – has been developed by academics from Loughborough University.