Synthetic biology advances with a man-made chromosome inserted into live brewer's yeast. In a biological first, an international team has inserted a man-made chromosome into brewer's yeast, producing life
U.S. news Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of planting one of the bombs at last year's Boston Marathon, said Friday that repeated contacts by the FBI were among "precipitating events" leading up
Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential battles
Courtesy of Tim Shaw, whose television show launches tonight As Kurt Vonnegut wrote in his classic Cat's Cradle, "science is magic that works." The same can be applied to these seemingly magical bar tricks,
Wikipedia has become a go-to source for definitions, celebrity facts, and now, medical information. A study by the IMS Health Institute published in January names Wikipedia as the "single leading source"
David Hand, an emeritus professor of mathematics at Imperial College in London, believes that miracles and rare events actually aren't so uncommon. Hand speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about his new book,
Q Each evening on our local Meridian TV, high tide times are given for resorts on the south-east coast. Occasionally a single resort may have just one, by contrast with those around it. Why is this? asks
In the quest for new treatments, U.S. researchers are looking to traditional Chinese medicines, some of the oldest remedies in the world. A recent discovery resulted in a better treatment for a type of