Several studies shed light on where aggression comes from and how it can be controlled
Shawn Carlson explains how you can carry out the polymerase chain reaction in your kitchen.
This biologist has followed his interests from "fur and feather" to cell cycles and cancer control
The tiny cells in our bodies harbor amazing internal communication networks. Understanding how those circuits are organized could help scientists develop new therapies for many serious disorders
The U.K. plans a national genomic database to study late-onset sickness
Bioinformatics--a melding of molecular biology and math-- may reveal the "wet" circuitry behind the human genome
Researchers scramble to learn how to disarm the infectious agents behind mad cow disease, scrapie and their human counterpart, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Miscues by the International Olympic Committee frustrate scientists developing tests for the performance-enhancing drugs erythropoietin and human growth hormone.
Who wants to give away a million dollars?
This 1999 Nobelist does--to rebuild one of Germany's Baroque landmarks
The smallest human chromosome has so few genes, scientists are rethinking estimates for the entire genome
Children with diseases of the elderly and studies of genes that extend life spans in animals are opening a window on how we age
A tale of the Tortoise and the Hare... and the fly and the worm and the mouse
Thanks to Matt Ridley, the human genome now has its own autobiography
Friends and foes of genetically modified crops warily sign a deal
You told us how you felt about the display of corpses made plastic in science museums
Do plastinated corpses cross the line between science education and desecration?
Pushing DNA into cells makes a safe form of gene therapy work