Two bills to allow embryonic stem-cell research are poised for votes in the Senate as the feds continue to debate a moot point: should we research these special cells or not?
Cheaply churning out made-to-order DNA could revolutionize molecular biology.
By modifying a common type of machine-learning technique, researchers have found a better way to identify pictures.
Did D-Wave really demonstrate "the world's first commercial quantum computer"?
A new online messaging tool is hot, but it may be too banal to last.
We now know why a dog can be as small as a gerbil or as big as a tiger--and it says more about us than it does about our pooches.
Researchers in San Diego announce a new molecule that stops bacteria from mutating to become resistant to antibiotics.
An array of zinc-oxide nanowires that generates current when vibrated with ultrasonic waves could provide a new way to power biological sensors and nanodevices.
A plastic from recombinant E. coli gets FDA approval for use in safer, ultrastrong sutures.
Scientists have developed a light-triggered switch to control brain cells, which could aid in the development of therapies for epilepsy and other diseases--and shed light on the neural code.