NEW YORK—Academic research and corporate research and development would appear to mix as well as oil and water given their vastly different cultures and objectives.
Do those with more testosterone coursing through their bodies make riskier, more aggressive decisions? Popular culture and even rodent studies seem to have borne out this trite truism about the sex hormone, but researchers in Switzerland and the U.K...
Little about the chemistry of hair coloring has changed since 1909 when a French chemist named Eugene Schuller created the first commercial hair dye.
With all the hubbub surrounding the Monday unveiling of Richard Branson's new SpaceShipTwo, billed by Virgin Galactic as "the world's first manned commercial spaceship," some of us began to wonder: What makes a spaceship a spaceship?...
Many people living with HIV report having memory loss or other cognitive problems that can sound a lot like early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Unlike their senior counterparts, however, cognitively impaired people with HIV are often in their 40s and 50s—and the early decline can make it difficult to hold jobs and maintain personal lives...
To be or not to be? That is the question. Will 192 world governments agree in the next two weeks on a framework to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and thereby combat climate change?
NEW YORK—Overlooking the city of Stuttgart in southern Germany, a four-story modern glass house stands like a beacon of environmental sustainability.
A luminous flash in the sky that appeared in 2007 seems to fit the bill for an unusual but long-predicted type of supernova, according to a new study.
As more is uncovered about the dynamic inner workings of genes and proteins, researchers now face the happy—if sometimes vexing—problem of working with too much data.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) gave approval Wednesday for 13 new lines of human embryonic stem cells to be made available to federally funded researchers.
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