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.
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.
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.
A study of the most popular smoking cessation apps finds very few use evidence-based practices proven to help smokers quit.
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.
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."
ATM hacker Barnaby Jack's death was an accidental drug overdose, said San Francisco's medical examiner's office.
Bioglow's autoluminescent plants will soon glow up for auction, giving the public their first chance to grab one of these living night-lights.