Galapagos giant tortoises possess genetic variants linked to DNA repair, immune response and cancer suppression -- providing clues into their longevity, according to a study published yesterday.
Mads Nordsveen recalled being so mesmerized that it was a few seconds before his photographer instinct kicked in: 'We looked straight into each others eyes'
Elon Reeve Musk is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder and CEO of Neura
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Between the ever-encroaching eye of Big Brother, the imminent events of pre-crime AI, the exposure of tech behemoth privacy contempt, and the inevitable 'hack' of any and everything online, it is perhaps understandable that your average joe is more t
A survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
We're not done with anatomy. We know a tremendous amount about genomics, proteomics and cell biology, but as Diane Kelly makes clear at TEDMED, there are basic facts about the human body we're still learning. Case in point: How does the mammalian ere
Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty.
A San Francisco biotech company plans a 24- to 36-hour mission that will result in the birth of a human baby in space
A new review article published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has summarized the most recent evidence supporting the controversial hypothesis that Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) is a major causal factor for Alzheimer's disease.
Professor Stephen Hawking feared a new race of 'superhumans' could destroy the rest of humanity if genetic engineering continued unabated.