According to brain-imaging studies, the anticipation of pain can be just as agonizing as the experience of it.
A protein has shown the ability to regenerate optical nerves in rat experiments.
A novel process for squeezing hydrogen out of biomass could mean a cheaper and easier way to make hydrogen for fuel cells.
A new technique could reveal the benefits and drawbacks of experimental drugs earlier in the discovery process.
According to a study with mice, restricting calories may boost longevity -- by altering growth hormone and insulin.
A new mouse model could shed light on the social deficits that characterize this complex disease.
A synthetically engineered strain of E. coli, stripped of non-essential parts, could boost the bug's industrial power.
As it tests a new way of making vaccines, TechnoVax is targeting the deadly 1918 flu virus.
Cellular reprogramming could make moot the ethical debate surrounding stem cells.
Preliminary studies suggest that some types of nanoparticles might pose a health hazard. That’s bad news for nanotechnology.