Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer. Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us.
A new human trial will chill gunshot victims to keep them alive "Suspended animation" -- literally putting life on hold -- has long been a medical dream. (The preferred scientific term for the procedure
If you think Pluto is the only thing orbiting the sun beyond Neptune, this new chart will set you straight. It shows 132 of the 1,400 "trans-Neptunian objects" that are known to exist in a region that
This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- not for space travel,
Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're
Two new studies have identified mutations that could have a big impact on cardiovascular disease When cholesterol accumulates inside blood vessels, they sometimes burst into clots that block the flow blood
Researchers from MIT and Lawrence Livermore have created a new class of materials with the same density as aerogels (aka frozen smoke) but 10,000 times stiffer. Called micro-architected metamaterials,