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If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.
In a first-of-its kind procedure, surgeons implant the blood vessel into the arm of a 62-year-old Virginia man with renal failure.
Thanks to magnetic resonance imaging at 100 frames per second, researchers can watch the muscles involved in singing in action.
Using 3D printing and a bit of ingenuity, the "Comfortably Numb" team out of Rice University may have just made going to the doctor's office a little less painful.
Scientists build a functional kidney that can be transplanted into a rat and go about its urine-making work.
A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.
"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.
Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.
An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.
Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.