Nearly 5 million children under age 5 die each year from infectious diseases worldwide, yet many infections are treatable if the pathogen culprit can be quickly and accurately identified.
Jupiter-like 'CI Tau b' orbits 2 million-year-old star in constellation Taurus.
Researchers have developed a metal-containing compound that transforms into a solid when exposed to light and returns to liquid form when heated.
By increasing the level of a specific microRNA molecule, researchers have for the first time restored chemotherapy sensitivity in vitro to a line of human pancreatic cancer cells that had developed resistance to a common treatment drug.
Who knew that DNA's simple properties of self-assembly, and its versatile information-carrying capacity, could be put to many uses never imagined by nature itself.
Scientists discovered evidence of ice ages on Mars, confirming hitherto theoretical models regarding the movement of ice on the planet from the polar regions.
A pair of researchers has demonstrated the means by which robots might be programmed to experience something akin to pain in animals.
Officials are reporting the first U.S. human case of bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort drug.
Federal health officials have approved an innovative new option for Americans addicted to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time.
While the paintings may look like brown smudges on rock, researchers believe that they feature a representation of two animals facing one another.
Scientists reported their findings on aging in three sea urchin species, including red sea urchins.
Investigators report that, during sensory stimulation, increases in blood flow are not precisely "tuned" to local neural activity, challenging the long-held view that vascular and local neural responses are tightly coupled.
Cardiac arrhythmia is a common complication following lung transplantation, and one that has a significant negative impact on long-term patient survival.
Did you know chronic pollution from several small oil spills may have greater population-level impacts on seabirds than a single large spill?
A collaborative project has made it possible to explain what happens in the crucial rate-limiting step in the transport process for neurotransmitters such as serotonin, noradrenaline, GABA and dopamine which are all transported by related proteins with the same mechanism.