Two-way communication between cancer cells appears to be key to their becoming motile, clustering and spreading through metastasis, according to scientists.
The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars' northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites - hitting the planet millions of years apart - triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis.
The German drug and chemicals company confirmed Thursday it has entered talks with the Monsanto Co. about the possible acquisition of the U.S.-based specialist in genetically modified crop seeds.
Researchers who study how genes and the environment influence people's health are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest will contribute DNA to a new database that might provide insight about traits and diseases that are specific to the region.
Chemists have come up with an innovative new way to visualize and monitor chemical reactions in real time.
Clutter is a special challenge for robots, but new software is helping these machines cope.
The sheet has a unique layered internal architecture resembling that of the French puff pastry.
Big isn't always better when it comes to the size of male genitals.
For the first time, scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated reliably storing 3 bits of data per cell using a relatively new memory technology.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a terminally ill college student from East Greenwich seeking to resume a recently discontinued clinical cancer trial.
At a microscopic level, every material contains spontaneous sound waves—acoustic phonons—that have properties dependent on the material's mechanical properties.
Researchers have designed three new eyeglasses using high-power prisms to optimally expand the visual fields of patients with hemianopia.
Hydrocarbons can interact with human-influenced emissions, and in the presence of sunlight, create a cocktail of pollutants.
Some forensic anthropologists thought the skull condition called cribra orbitalia was a thing of the past.
Electronic materials have been a major stumbling block for the advance of flexible electronics because existing materials do not function well after breaking and healing.