New insulin study may open doors for better treatment of sarcopenia.
India’s biotech regulator says genetically engineered eggplant is safe for commercial use, but critics argue otherwise.
Some scientists believe the modern human body evolved to run
Two newly discovered proteins in spider webs could one day be used in a natural adhesive
Newly discovered compounds can kill tuberculosis bacteria while it is in its dormant state.
How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.
Biologists discover new worm species on submerged whale carcasses.
How one scientist uses the Xbox 360 to study the human heart.
In a New Technique, Scientists Have Turned Fat Cells into Stem Cells.
Cycles of enamel growth on teeth and bone vary animal to animal.
A white blood cell known as Th-17 might play a pivotal role in autoimmune diseases from psoriasis to rheumatoid arthritis.
The Debate Over Financial Incentives for Organ Donation
Scientists at the Nature Conservancy move a new batch of mollusks into Great South Bay to shore up the clam comeback.
Could prions, the proteins that cause diseases like Mad Cow, also be crucial to normal brain functioning?
New York University researchers gather cavefish in the northeastern Mexican states of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi.