Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.
U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.
A new report claims that cell phones may indeed cause brain tumors, and Brian Cooley is not surprised.
Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are expected to announced a $500 million donation to fight tobacco use in developing countries, according to a CNBC report.
Federal courts have dismissed a Maine state law that backers argue is vital to preventing kids from buying cigarettes online. The high court may decide whether to revive it.
Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.
A study of the most popular smoking cessation apps finds very few use evidence-based practices proven to help smokers quit.
A new ad for NJoy e-cigarettes treads very close to suggesting that e-cigarettes are somehow healthier than your Marlboros. Yes, it even uses the line "friends don't let friends smoke."
In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.
ATM hacker Barnaby Jack's death was an accidental drug overdose, said San Francisco's medical examiner's office.