"Make it a rule of life never to regret, and never to look back." - fine words from Katherine Mansfield, but ones she clearly forgot to pass on to the monkeys.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Myriad Genetics that could lead to one of the most important legal battles in the history of biotechnology.
NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Myriad Genetics that could lead to one of the most important legal battles in the history of biotechnology.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced its proposed 2010
budget of $7.045 billion, representing an 8.5% increase or $555 million
over 2009. The organization indicated that the budget reflects the
change in focus brought forward by the Obama administration and will
provide additional funding for “major investments in the scientific
infrastructure, research endeavors and human capital.”
A company marketing so-called e-cigarettes claims that a proposed ban on the products is being orchestrated behind the scenes by the pharmaceutical industry.
A species of fish that can cause LSD-like hallucinations has been caught off the coast of southern England.
Nearly a third of cancer research involves a conflict of interest, according to a study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
No, you don't have an unusual metabolism. No, you're not big-boned. You can't even blame your sedentary lifestyle. Sorry - and we really hate to tell you this - but you're just eating too many donuts.
Analyst Opinion - Early on in Apple's life, Steve Jobs had a now famous meeting with John Sculley to recruit him to run Apple. John was running the second most powerful beverage company in the world, Pepsi, while Apple was arguably the number 3 or number 6 computer company (depending on where you put Digital Equipment, HP or Commodore). The phrase Steve used to convince John, who knew little about computers, was "do you want to spend the rest of your life selling colored water or do you want a chance to change the world?" The irony of this is that if you look at the one segment Apple dominates, MP3 players, it is the technology equivalent of colored water. It is big, but not Pepsi big and I believe Steve promised much more. What seems ironic is that Steve appears to have gone out of his way not to change the world and he really shouldn't be making fun of Bill Gates. So what would it truly mean to change the world?
We've all seen the movies, and now it's happening for real. A minor plague of eastern tarantulas, also known as bird-eating spiders, has got residents of outback town Bowen, in Queensland, watching where they put their feet.
And about time too. Scientists in China believe they have created a contraceptive injection for men that is as effective as the female pill.
BEIJING, CHINA - And about time too. Scientists in China believe they have created a contraceptive injection for men that is as effective as the female pill.
Step aside, Indiana Jones: the rise of eBay means nobody's interested in looting antiquities any more.
The problem with treating tumors using heat is that it's easy to destroy neighboring tissue as well. But MIT researchers have developed a way of keeping the heat confined to where it's needed.
A new treatment that could delay and potentially reverse blindness has been granted CE Mark approval in the European Union.
Self-cleaning fabrics and micro-robots that walk on water are just a little closer to reality, thanks to new research into super hydrophobia from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and Japan's RIKEN institute.
A team of American scientists has successfully analyzed eight fragments of preserved collagen protein found in an 80-million-year-old hadrosaur fossil. Although researchers led by Mary Schweitzer had previously extracted collagen from the fossilized remains of a 68-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex, the results were marred by controversy over possible contamination of the sample.
A dancing cockatoo with a natural Mohawk has demonstrated that animals may adjust the tempo of their rhythmic movements to "stay synchronized with (a) beat."
Scientists who have developed a so-called "cloak of invisibility" are confident that the material will have applications in the semiconductor industry.
Reading this in the States? Then the odds are that the air you're breathing is dirty enough to kill.
OXFORD, UK - Everybody loves a good pandemic. According to media monitor Nielsen Online, Twitter has been abuzz this week, with nearly two per cent of all tweets making some reference to swine flu.
After hovering in the balance for months, an area the size of New York City has broken off the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica.