Killing off one sacrificial species can prevent extinctions spreading through ecosystems, according to the predictions of network theory.
Updated: An advisory panel for the FDA recommends that some genetic tests require the involvement of health care providers.
In the U.S., the only things standing between democracy and election fraud are a few pieces of adhesive tape.
A single atom of rubidium sits at the heart of an exotic new quantum memory device.
When professional football teams pick players during the draft, uncertainty could be a greater factor than skill.
A small number of random legislators should make parliaments more effective, say a group of IgNobel prize-winning scientists.
Apple's products have so much influence in mainland China that its lawmakers fret openly about how to match the company's innovations.
Scientists implanted urethras engineered from the patient's own cells, restoring normal function.
If humans ever go to Mars, they'll need to find water near the equator. Now it looks as if planetary geologists have found it
The Loongson CPU will debut in one of the world's fastest supercomputers, but that doesn't mean it's ready for prime time, says its lead architect.