“This bill maximizes the nation’s investment in basic research, and helps boost U.S. competitiveness, creates jobs and spurs new business and industries”
Last week a provocative leaked memo hinted at another likely element of the incoming administration’s plan for weakening climate regulations: tweaking an obscure but increasingly utilized economic measure that tallies the costs and benefits of controlling carbon pollution.
Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner David A. Kessler has called the failure to recognize the dangers of painkillers one of the biggest mistakes in modern medicine.
In a year of political turmoil and shock, science, too, came up with surprises. To document some of these wonders, photographers roamed the world, revealing objects from the microscopic to the cosmic in scale.
If we’re going to feed them and us, responsibly and healthfully, vegetables are not the answer.
The data are the first to quantify the risks to women infected at different times during pregnancy, and they seem to confirm that they are highest early in pregnancy.
Aleppo would go down in history as one of the great failures of the international community to halt human rights abuses.
Many attendees of the annual World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS) here took a victory lap.
So have Ohio lawmakers made the right bet on what will happen once Trump is in the White House — namely, that a new Supreme Court lineup could overturn Roe?
The discovery of the black-hole firewall paradox — one of the most confounding puzzles to emerge in physics in recent years — has bagged its co-founder a share of one of this year’s US$3-million Breakthrough Prizes.
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The goal is to create pig islets that the human immune system won’t recognize as foreign, so they can be transplanted into people.
This new memory state could have a range of practical implications, from helping college students learn more efficiently to assisting people with memory-related neurological conditions.
Poor diets are responsible for more of the global burden of ill health than sex, drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined.
United Kingdom may soon become the first country to explicitly permit the birth of children from embryos modified to contain three people’s DNA.
Scientists have now pinpointed the three genes that cause so-called “uncombable hair syndrome”
$4.8 billion over the next decade for a set of research initiatives, including brain and cancer research and efforts to develop so-called precision medicine treatments
Brazil has been bogged down in a recession for more than two years but one business is still growing. Fast food.
Vaccinations against malaria will begin in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018, the World Health Organization announced
Immune cells from low-ranking monkeys were less effective at fighting the infection.
A new language of carbon recognizes the material and quality of carbon so that we can imagine and implement new ways forward
91% of new infections in the 15- to 19-year-old group were in adolescent girls.
Any frozen pre-embryos, fertilized eggs that are not implanted in the uterus, are legally classified as marital property
The new administration will insert a mission to the lunar surface, probably international in character, as a step on the way to Mars
Sorry guys—this time it’s women only. In order to reduce its perpetual gender imbalance the academy seeks to recruit 10 new members, all with two X chromosomes.
A Chinese group has become the first to inject a person with cells that contain genes edited using the revolutionary CRISPR–Cas9 technique.
Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it’s not the “we need more” news you might expect.
Since West Nile fever first appeared in the United States in 1999, more than 45,000 people have been infected. A new study shows that the fatality rate may be higher than researchers previously thought.
The election of a U.S. president who hasalarmed environmentalists and climate scientists Wednesday and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal.
Colorado passed a medical aid in dying measure Tuesday that will allow adults suffering from terminal illness to take life-ending, doctor-prescribed sleeping medication.