What if there were a natural way to stimulate new hair growth?
Just shy of 10 years after scientists first made embryonic-like stem cells from adult cells, another team finds a totally different way to do it.
Recently, a not-for-profit organization known as Mars One released the list of 1,058 applicants who could be selected for colonization on Mars.
100 percent of the leeches also survived extreme cold (-130°F) for nine months!
Nature spent millions of years perfecting flapping-wing flight. Now engineers can reproduce it with machines.
Current human DNA tests take two to three weeks to be completed, and must be sent into an accredited laboratory. But a new rapid test, which could analyze human DNA in 90 minutes in the field, is nearly complete, Pentagon and industry officials told
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that seems to be unique to humans.
Something seems a little off here…
Dolphins are recognized for their natural ability to use sound, or echolocation, to detect the shape, size, and speed of objects under water.
Migratory birds flying in a "V" shape flap their wings at precise times to take advantage of the lifting power generated by the bird in front, scientists report in a study published Jan. 15 in the journal Nature.
European researchers have announced a breakthrough in the development of artificial bone marrow which expands the ability of scientists to reproduce stem cells in the lab and could lead to increased availability of treatment for leukemia sufferers.
Scientists successfully hatched tiny aquatic animals from dormant eggs that had been lying on the bottom of a lake for around 700 years.
A deep-sea squid fights to eat an owlfish double its size in this video taken in Monterey Bay along the central coast of California.
Researchers at Drexel University have discovered new fossil remains that provide a crucial link in our understanding of how our ultra-ancient ancestors made the move from sea to land.
An incredible video that shows an abandoned ant colony cast with 10 tons of cement.
There were rumors that the African tigerfish could catch and eat flying birds, but it hadn't been proven until now.
The most accurate simulation of the human brain ever has been carried out, but a single second’s worth of activity took one of the world’s largest supercomputers 40 minutes to calculate
A new study in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed biofluorescence in over 180 fish species and opened the door to the discovery of new fluorescent proteins that could be used in biomedical research.
Scientists looking closer at what happens when body dies; edge closer to new understanding
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could somehow re-grow limbs and organs as needed? That’s exactly what bioengineers specialize in. They’ve already successfully created things like tracheas and kidneys using stem cells, but the final frontier of their res
The process is designed to be more environmentally friendly than traditional dyeing.
They floated down from the sky Sunday — 2,000 mice, wafting on tiny cardboard parachutes over Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam.
Humans aren't the only ones who like companionship.
NASA is bravely venturing into new scientific territory with a plan to start growing plants on the moon no later than 2015
Last month, I wrote about an overlooked passage in Rachel Carson’s famous book, Silent Spring. To recap, the excerpt goes like this: “It is not my contention that chemical insecticides must never be used. I do contend that we have put poisonous and
We are a step closer to understanding how life began, and we can thank the humble lemon.
They are cunning predators, according to a new study.
The last bucardo died in 2000, killed by a falling tree.
A Boston startup wants to create precise genome-editing treatments that can address more types of disease than previous gene therapy methods.
The flies, created by the same company that has tested genetically modified mosquitos, are designed to crash local populations of the pest.