The American Competes Reauthorization Act of 2015 was passed by a split House of Representatives Wednesday, amid opposition from a wide swath of the scientific community. The passage also came after hours of negotiations of the bill, which Republicans have said would keep overall federal spending flat – while opponents have said would constrain how the National Science Foundation would be able to spend that money.
A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach with a Hitchcockian number of seabirds flying overhead is once again streaming to the Internet.
New platforms genetically barcode tens of thousands of cells at a time
The deceased waits on the slab, under the glare of lights. But the corpse is 46 feet long, has a heart 100 times larger than a human’s and sharpened teeth up to a foot long. The cameras roll, as the doctor makes the first incision.
Edward Boyden develops techniques to study the brain, and how it operates, in finer detail.
Healthy women possessing a certain abnormality on MRIs are nine times more likely to get breast cancer, according to research published in Radiology. The abnormality is called background parenchymal enhancement (BPE), a phenomenon in which areas of normal background breast tissue appear white, or enhanced.
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Body builders have it right: vitamin E does help build strong muscles, and scientists appear to have figured out one important way it does it.
Allergist raises concerns about highly-publicized research findings suggesting that children with asthma are prone to peanut allergy.
It’s no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo. The bamboo-eating giant panda actually harbors a carnivore-like gut microbiota predominated by bacteria such as Escherichia/Shigella and Streptococcus, according to new research.
Scientists have identified proteins that mediate aspects of virus replication in the lifecycle of human papillomavirus (HPV), a finding that may lead to new therapeutic targets for treatment of infections caused by the virus.
An ancient lake could hold the key to our understanding of how complex life evolved on Earth, according to recent research.
Scientists have developed a revolutionary method of identifying cells of the immune system with “molecular fingerprints” which could pave the way for the rapid detection of conditions such as leukemia and lymphoma from a small blood sample.
L’Oreal is partnering with bioprinting startup Organovo to engineer 3D printed skin tissue to test products and perform other advanced research, the companies announced in a joint statement this week.
The company expects that while vaccines will be an essential component of future dengue and malaria prevention and control efforts, immunization cannot succeed as a silver bullet solution for either disease.