An emerging research from Michigan State University made the shocking discovery that Campylobacter jejuni, a common bacteria that has been identified to trigger Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GB) in people, can still thrive in chicken that has not been cooked based on the required minimum internal temperature.
Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) in Tarragona, Spain and ETH Zurich, Switzerland successfully developed a process to get sweeteners, such as mannitol or ribitol, from highly available, affordable, and sustainable sources like glucose or arabinose.
A new bacterium found 1,000 feet underground in Lechuguilla Cave located at New Mexico has demonstrated resistance to multiple antibiotics, including the so-called "drugs of last resort" such as daptomycin.
A newly discovered mummified Lithuanian child dated in the 17th century could change the origin of small pox, revealing that the disease -- which was believed to have started in the ancient times -- could, in fact, have modern origins.
Children can inhale marijuana through secondary exposure, with their little bodies taking in the harmful psychoactive chemicals in the illicit drug as well, new study shows.
It seems scientists need only two things to treat Alzheimer's -- a bulb and a few switches. Figuratively, of course. An hour's worth of light therapy per day has seen to break down Alzheimer's-like brain deposits in mice. And while this may seem like a long way to go for human treatment, the possibility of human trials is indeed promising.
Too much alcohol during adolescence could disrupt the development of certain areas in the brain associated with impulse control and development of substance abuse disorder.
Researchers has come up with a detection tool based on the novel machine learning approach could identify comprehensive profiles for predicting dementia.
Newly discovered protein protects the body from potential inflammation and fat accumulation by binding in the bacteria lurking in the intestine.
Scientists may have figured out yet another interesting tidbit about our memories. If memory consolidation happens while we're asleep, what happens if we suddenly wake up?
It seems the answer to solve infertility lies in another place. Infertile women have been offered a new kind of hope as scientists discovered that a common cancer drug has triggered the development of new eggs. This was something that other scientists thought may not be possible.
After almost 20 years, the life expectancy of Americans has declined by 36.5 days compared to 2015. This means that those born in 2015 in the US will only have a life expectancy of 78.8 years on average.
In an effort to find a scientific explanation why and how breakfast cereals, such as oats, can lower cholesterol in the bloodstream, thus decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, researchers at the University of Queensland's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences have identified a novel mechanism: beta glucans.
A regular sexual intercourse may improve the memory of young women, a new study revealed. The same effect was seen regardless if the woman is in a committed relationship with her sexual partner or not.