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.
The computer and printer manufacturer unveils a handful of technologies that it hopes will shake up the video-game industry.
A recent case highlights the unwarranted trust we put in programmers and sysadmins alike.
Researchers in New Orleans have found that simple fructose and sucrose remove highly toxic hexavalent chromium, the pollutant made famous by Erin Brockovich.
The fruit compounds used to make tequila could also be used to save your colon.
The codiscoverer of the double helix has had his whole genome sequenced, and he realizes that he may not want to reveal all after all.
A Nature commentary blasts homeopathic medicine taught in some British universities as little better than the placebo effect. The commentator may be missing the point.
If scientists can create mice with human vision, can they engineer us to see infrared or ultraviolet?
Taiwanese scientists in search of DNA that may account for sports stars' prowess are building a genetic library of these athletes' saliva.