Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.
Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.
A variation in one gene, CHRNA4, is more prevalent among those who are addicted to being online than those who are not -- and is in fact significantly more common in women, say researchers.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.
University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.
A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.
The latest Mustang is the first that's been designed to appeal to a truly worldwide audience. This is the story of how Ford designers and engineers balanced international desires with American heritage.
Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.
The Mac Defender malware that's been attacking Macs has been updated by its authors, so it no longer requires an administrator password to install itself.