Ras proteins are molecular switches that decide if and when cells divide inside our bodies. An impairment of their function may result in the formation of a tumour. The process of switching the proteins on and off has been ...
A*STAR researchers have developed nanoscale drug delivery particles that can sense their surroundings, and release their payload only after entering a cell, a discovery that could make many existing medicines more effective.
Mongooses living in large groups develop "specialist" diets so they don't have to fight over food, new research shows.
More than one in four American adults say they are online "almost constantly," but a small percentage still don't use the internet at all, a survey showed on Wednesday.
One in 10 people in America is fighting a rare disease, or a disorder that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans. Although there are more than 7,000 rare diseases that collectively affect more than 350 million people worldwide, ...
Fake Instagram accounts, often referred to as "finstas" or "spam accounts", have become the norm for many teens – but their reasoning for creating these is not as sinister as you think.
Tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google are taking steps to police terrorists and hate groups on their sites but more work needs to be done, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said Tuesday.
Whether idolised as heroes or demonised and labelled terrorists, throughout history people have been willing to die for their groups and the causes they believe in. But why?
The scabies on Indonesian rice farmer Yusuf Supriyadi's limbs are a daily reminder of the costs of living next to the "world's dirtiest river".
Self-driving cars with no human backup behind the wheel will be legal on California roads for testing and transporting the public starting April 2.