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Nov 22, 2005

The 'placebo effect' is studied

University of Michigan researchers say they are investigating the "placebo effect," in which pills with no medicinal value work in some people.

Materials Science Aug 10, 2018

From breast implants to ice cube trays—how silicone took over our kitchens

One of my ice cube trays is a small, yellow novelty tray that, when placed in the freezer, molds water into little duck-shaped pieces of ice.

Optics & Photonics May 17, 2018

Innovative light-delivery technique improves biosensors

There is a continuing need for practical chip-based sensors that can be used at the point of care to detect cancer and other diseases. An innovative way to inject light into tiny silicon microdisks could help meet this need ...

Analytical Chemistry Aug 09, 2017

Improving detection of a 'date rape' drug

Because gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), commonly known as a "date rape drug" is rapidly absorbed and metabolized by the body, it's difficult for law enforcement to tell if someone has been given GHB. Now, scientists report ...

Consumer & Gadgets Jun 11, 2015

Wearable tech 2.0 aims to alter mind, body

Grandmothers are wearing Fitbit, Jawbone bracelets pack the shelves of big-box stores and Apple's smartwatch is expected to be one of the most coveted Christmas gifts this year.

Business Jul 29, 2014

Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a $10 billion-plus gain from a business spinoff.

Apr 18, 2006

Brain differences could explain why males and females experience pain relief differently

A study conducted by investigators at Georgia State University and the Atlanta-based Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) reports that anatomical and functional differences in the brain may explain sex differences in ...