Smart bacteria help each other survive
The body's assailants are cleverer than previously thought. New research from Lund University in Sweden shows for the first time how bacteria in the airways can help each other replenish vital iron. The bacteria thereby increase their chances of surv...
Faulty enzyme link offers new ways to fight Parkinson's
New gadget helps the vision-impaired to read graphs
People who are blind can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, following the development of an affordable digital reading system by Curtin University researchers.
Glow in space is evidence of a hot bubble in our galaxy
A recent study shows that the emission is dominated by the local hot bubble of gas -- 1 million degrees -- with, at most, 40 percent of emission originating within the solar system. The findings, published in the journal Nature, should put to rest th...
What's behind your blood type?
Bone marrow transplants can reverse adult sickle cell disease...
A mutated bacterial enzyme gobbles up cocaine
Protective Gene Staves Off Dementia
Activating the gene with drugs such as lithium could prevent or slow cognitive decline
Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command
Scientists say burrowing frogs' genes could help humanity...
Egypt military plans to do more testing on miracle 'HIV...
Drought survival secrets of tropical forests
This Microwave Helmet Can Sense Strokes
Study: Morality Can Trump Tribalism
Why the Turing test needs updating - opinion
Lyme bacterium's possible ancestor found in ancient tick...
Parasite trapped in ancient amber carried the oldest documented ancestor of the Borrelia that causes Lyme disease.