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Turmeric - the familiar yellow spice common in Indian and Asian cooking - may play a therapeutic role in oral cancers associated with human papillomavirus, according to new research published in...
Rumours of germline modification prove true — and look set to reignite an ethical debate. In a world first, Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos. The results are...
Ever since computers have been small enough to be fixtures on desks and laps, their central processing has functioned something like an atomic Etch-A-Sketch, with electromagnetic fields pushing data...
A mission to Jupiter's icy moon is our best shot at finding extraterrestrial life in our solar system. In the 4.6 billion years since our solar system formed, life could have emerged on several of...
Navigating through a cluttered environment at high speed is among the greatest challenges in biology - and it's one virtually all birds achieve with ease. It's a feat David Williams hopes to...
The power of invisibility has long fascinated man and inspired the works of many great authors and philosophers. In a study from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet, a team of neuroscientists today...
Saturn's moon Titan is the only moon in the solar system that has an atmosphere as thick as Earth's, consisting of more than 98 percent nitrogen, roughly 1.4 percent of methane, and smaller amounts...
Beverages sweetened with low, medium and high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup significantly increase risk factors for cardiovascular disease, even when consumed for just two weeks by young,...
It was once thought that effects of a mild head injury -- dizziness, headaches, memory problems -- were only temporary, and the brain would heal over time. However, while the long-term consequences...
As the search continues for Earth-size planets orbiting at just the right distance from their star, a region termed the habitable zone, the number of potentially life-supporting planets grows. In...

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