Toxic strains of a common gut microbe are multiplying
Researchers find molecules that might mark elusive syndrome.
An alternative explanation for cancer's origins could lead to better therapies
Researchers untangle the genetics of how a crippling virus mutated and spread via mosquito from Africa to Asia
This year's Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates, which focused on physiology or medicine, brought together Nobel Prize winners and young researchers from around the world
The human population will top seven billion this year—more than double what it was just 50 years ago, experts say.
And these next 39 years are expected to bring about some big shifts among the biggest countries...
An antibody that recognizes all strains of influenza A could be a universal vaccine blueprint.
A quick test using Luminol, famous for identifying blood traces on CSI, identifies a bacterial infection from a viral one, which won't respond to antibiotics. Cynthia Graber reports...
Learn about the wetlands in your community and help conserve amphibians by reporting the calls of local frogs and toads
Fundamental understanding of basic biology has set the stage for new treatments for cystic fibrosis
Peter Agre, 2003 Chemistry Nobel laureate for his work on aquaporins, the proteins that allow water into and out of cells, talks about his research, his upbringing and why he almost ran for the Senate, in a conversation recorded at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany...
Adenovirus remained infectious after crossing species barrier.
Alleged CIA ruse riles Pakistani researchers.
A stressful life may fuel Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in past issues of Scientific American