Surgeons have transplanted a second dose of neural cells into a patient's spinal cord in a pioneering trial.
LG Chem's flexible, knottable batteries could be integrated into textiles and headphone cords.
Lance Armstrong, one of the world’s most celebrated cyclists and a hero to millions of cancer survivors, finally surrendered a war of attrition with doping police that has cost him his seven Tour de France titles and an Olympic bronze medal.
Seven years ago, Don Catlin, then head of the UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory and the man who, for all practical purposes, created sports drug testing in the United States, told me “you can get away with stuff with everybody looking right at you.”
Samsung owes Apple more than $1 billion in damages for violating Apple hardware and software patents, a California jury ruled on Friday. The jury found that Samsung infringed upon Apple patents having to do with physical design and user interfaces
Despite the ethical and political differences they incite, stem cells are still a miraculous medicine, potentially able to change into whatever a sick body needs them to be.
We've heard of odd rules put in place (marijuana use comes to mind) to keep Olympians and Paralympians from gaining an unfair advantage, but this is odd and more than a little scary:
Stitches deserve a makeover. We've been using them in some form for thousands of years. So while they've stood the test of time, a researcher from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is wrestling surgical sutures into the future
CNT has been prepared by fusing carbon rods at high temperature.
Old meets new as the ancient technique of spinning is used to produce a very modern material a carbon nanotube yarn.
Data-master John Neslon created this bottoms-up view (looking at the Earth from Antarctica) of every single tropical storm and hurricane we know about, dating back to 1851.
Destination: 10 feet over yonder
Worried, Susan called her father later that day and asked if Pat had ever claimed to recognize strange people or places. "Oh, it happens every once in a while," he said. Susan asked if the episodes bothered him. "Only when she is determined to mak
is actually a normal protein that the body mistakes as being foreign and therefore launches an immune attack resulting in inflammation in the arteries. "Essentially, we're saying that there appears to be a strong autoimmune component in heart dise
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to study if the Red Planet could have hosted life, will take its first test drive on Wednesday.
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Pectin preparations, along with vitamins and minerals, have demonstrated a high efficiency in eliminating incorporated radionuclides. The recommended dose is five grams once or twice a day for one month, four times a year.
"The drug (+)-naloxone automatically shuts down the addiction. It shuts down the need to take opioids, it cuts out behaviours associated with addiction, and the neurochemistry in the brain changes -- dopamine, which is the chemical important for pro
TED Talks have become a worldwide phenomenon.
You clicked, but how hard did you click?
For the first time, a functional solid-state quantum computer has completed a fairly simple math problem, factoring a prime number into its constituent parts.
But it will lighten your wallet, too
NASA’s next interplanetary mission won’t be a space boat or a comet-hopper, but another mission to Mars, this time with a stationary probe to drill into the planet.
the gold seeds with short segments of DNA before adding the salt solution, causing the particles to grow into various shapes determined by the genetic code of the DNA.
Sex is the most obvious thing to sell. While I wasn't prepared to prostitute myself, I "rented" my body out as a lapdancer. Working at a London strip joint, I found that pole dances are given away for free, but nude lapdances start at £20. The sal
New data show emissions from January to March were the lowest in two decades
Riding the two motorcycles head-to-head on Ashland’s twisty, technical Green Springs Highway, it was the Triumph that had to work hard, using its extra power to keep up.
Roomba fans will soon be able to take their laziness passion to the yard. Honda has announced a robotic lawnmower, called Miimo,
Since the 1950s, the US has had a perverse approach to energy. In effect we have maximized demand by building bigger, hungrier cars, homes, and lifestyles and minimized supply by limiting oil drilling, coal mining, and nuclear development.