Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a variety of yeast that significantly accelerates the transformation of seaweed into biofuel. It’s a welcome development in an industry that wasn’t seeing much progress.
Scientists are currently attempting to control dengue fever, a tropical disease spread by mosquito bites, in many parts of the world.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a potent form of MDMA (Ecstasy) that could be used to help treat cancer.
A new analysis conducted by the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine claims that moderate social drinking can help reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment.
A recent Rutgers University study supports the theory that caffeine can help protect against certain types of skin cancer on a molecular level.
Puffins are funny looking, but appearances aren’t everything. It turns out that the funny little birds are smart enough to “scout out” their own migration routes.
Toyota is working on safety technology that assumes control of the steering so that the vehicle can turn away when it isn’t able stop before a collision.
Sometimes there are developments in technology that give you hope for the future. This is one of those developments.
University of Illinois researchers have created a curation software tool for genetic biologists and it has led to a new approach in searching for information. They call it the BeeSpace Navigator.
A Japanese company has come up with an interesting new way to charge a mobile phone. It involves heating a pot of water over a fire.
Scientists claim that they’re almost ready to produce “super varieties” of wheat. They say the strains will resist fungus, yield more wheat, and neutralize deadly threats to the food supply.
Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a desktop genome analyzer.
The intelligence community has a new workout regimen from an unlikely source: social science. Yes, intelligence analysts will now have to engage in mental gymnastics.
Medical researchers have discovered that laying the smackdown on DNA’s cousin - RNA - might help put a stop to the development of degenerative eye disorders.
Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a new way to deal with chronic pain. And it’s not medical marijuana.
Thanks to a super advanced microscope, medical scientists can finally see what goes on inside of T-cells. What they've seen so far could lead to a new era of medical treatments.
People who are hung over or suffer from migraines know that wearing tinted lenses not only makes you look cool, it helps ease the pain.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are asking for the help of professional boxers to study a component in red wine.
Scientists have known for a long time that people who have a close relative who is an alcoholic have a much better chance of abusing the sauce.
Scientists at Stanford University have developed an extraordinary wound dressing capable of greatly reducing scar tissue from incisions.