Researchers plan to use it to develop new drugs.
Researchers developed a map that tracks what cancer cells depend on to grow. They plan to use it as a way to develop new drugs to combat cancer at its roots. [...]
The adhesive is sticky even when wet with blood.
Slugs use mucus to glue themselves in place so predators can't snatch them as easily. We might use the same idea to stick ourselves together again. [...]
For 40 years, the U.S. Public Health Service let syphilis ravage the bodies of black men.
It's been 45 years since most of the nation first learned about the Tuskegee experiment—a research study that violated basic strictures of human dignity. [...]
Use your rainy day fund for a rainy day.
A corner-store umbrella might save cash in the short term, but you’ll pay later when it fails catastrophically during a downpour. Here's what you should buy instead. [...]
The first CRISPR-edited embryos have been produced in the U.S.
Scientists in China have used the same technique before, but never with such success. And never in the United States, where the ethical debate over editing embryos has… [...]
This new weapon will fire projectiles at six times the speed of sound.
Instead of the gunpowder weapons of old, the Office of Naval Research is testing an electromagnetic railgun for future use on Navy ships. [...]