NASA announced a Grand Challenge focused on finding all asteroid threats to human populations...
3D printing can now be used to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand. The...
Nearly 120 scientists and engineers from around the world are meeting in South Dakota this week to discuss operational and technical issues with collecting images from the Landsat 8 satellite.
Issues within the quality systems of manufacturing were identified as the leading cause of drug shortages.
Women in the U.S. exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant were up to twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in areas with low pollution.
In a study that included nearly 60,000 patients with acute ischemic stroke, thrombolytic treatment (to help dissolve a blood clot) that was started more rapidly after symptom onset was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and intracranial hemorrhage and higher rates of independent walking ability at discharge and discharge to home.
Magnetic resonance imaging at the site of injection of a contaminated lot of a steroid drug— used to treat symptoms such as back pain— resulted in earlier identification of patients with probable or confirmed fungal spinal or paraspinal infection, allowing early initiation of medical and surgical treatment.
A rise in fish farms has meant cheap, fast-growing protein to feed the world's growing human population. But a new study suggests that countries located at lower latitudes– many of which rely heavily on fish farming– may be most at risk for fish disease outbreaks.
Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
Due to the fluctuating availability of solar energy, storage solutions are urgently needed. One option is to use the electrical energy generated inside solar cells to split water by means of electrolysis, in the process yielding hydrogen that can be used for a storable fuel.
A social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day, suggesting social media might be an effective tool to address the stubborn organ shortage in the U.S.
As it crisscrosses America, a spindly plane doesn't use a drop of fuel. Day, and even night, it flies on the power of the sun.
The first experimental drug to boost brain synapses lost in Alzheimer’s disease has been developed. The drug combines two FDA-approved medicines to stop the destructive cascade of changes in the brain that destroys the connections between neurons, leading to memory loss and cognitive decline.
For the third year in a row, Purdue Univ. has confirmed its lead in the rarified realm of supercomputing by unveiling Conte, the nation's fastest university-owned supercomputer.
Eating more red meat over time is associated with an increased risk of type-2 diabetes mellitus in a follow-up of three studies of about 149,000 U.S. men and women.
Mannitol, a sugar alcohol common in sugar-free gum and candy, prevents clumps of protein from forming in the brain— a process that is characteristic of Parkinson's disease.